Sep. 11, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd<601088
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Last month, the company sold 39.5 million metric tons of coal, 29.1% more than in the same month of last year and 25% more than in July.
In the first eight months of this year, the company's output of commercial coal amounted to 206.6 million metric tons, up 10.4 YoY.
China Coal Energy sold a total of 293.2 million metric tons of coal from January to August, reflecting a growth of 15.5% YoY.
The company earlier said that its net profit attributable to shareholders rose 14.7% YoY to RMB 24.18 billion in the first half of this year.