China's central state firms report strong growth in first three quarters

13.10.2017

China's centrally administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) reported a 18.4-percent rise in total profits in the first nine months, the strongest growth for the same period since 2012, official data showed.

In the first three quarters of this year, China's central SOEs made a total of 1.11 trillion yuan (about 168.6 billion...