On August 21, SINOPEC Engineering (Group) Co., Ltd. (SEG) announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2017 at a news conference in Hong Kong. Ling Yiqun, Vice President of Sinopec Group and Chairman of SEG, attended the conference.
In the first half of 2017, SEG realized revenue of RMB13.764 billion. Net profit amounted to RMB835 million and basic earnings per share were RMB0.19. The Board decided to distribute an interim dividend of RMB0.056 per share, maintaining a stable dividend payout ratio.
Mr. Ling Yiqun said, " SEG will keep working on the overall solutions involving natural gas, new coal chemicals, environmental protection, energy saving and relevant industries on the basis of consolidating its conventionally advantaged businesses such as oil refining and petrochemical industries for the purpose of creating innovation system focusing on technology innovation by further deepening the reorganization of specialized engineering, regulating internal transactions and optimizing allocation of resources. SEG will actively take the good opportunities brought by domestic market and further increase the value of new contracts; in addition, SEG will make good use of the favorable policies associated with the Belt and Road strategic development, further consolidate the existing market, actively expand the markets in the countries alongside the Belt and Road and keep improving SEG's overall profitability and risk resistance ability in relation to overseas businesses.”
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