China's industrial profits down in first four months

BEIJING, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Profits of China's major industrial firms fell 20.6 percent year on year in the first four months of the year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Saturday.

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Industrial firms with annual main business revenue of at least 20 million yuan (about 2.83 million U.S. dollars) saw their combined profits at about 2.03 trillion yuan in the period.