Profits of China's central SOEs reach 2.6 trln yuan in 2023

(Xinhua) 14:04, January 24, 2024

BEIJING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The profits of China's centrally-administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) recorded stable growth in 2023, the country's top state assets regulator said on Wednesday.

Total profits of China's central SOEs reached 2.6 trillion yuan (about 365.9 billion U.S. dollars) last year, according to the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council.

The operating revenue of central SOEs hit 39.8 trillion yuan, data from the SASAC showed.

During this period, the fixed-asset investment of central SOEs, including real estate, expanded 11.4 percent year on year to 5.09 trillion yuan, data showed.

Investment in strategic emerging industries totaled 2.18 trillion yuan, marking an increase of 32.1 percent year on year.

According to the SASAC, the central SOEs saw spending on research and development hit 1.1 trillion yuan in 2023. The figure has exceeded one trillion yuan for two consecutive years.

(Web editor: Zhang Kaiwei, Liang Jun)


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