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Tan Chong International reports record sales, with near doubling of profit

Published on Mar 31, 2014 9:24 PM

Motor distributor Tan Chong International has posted a 91 per cent rise in net profit to HK$2.06 billion (S$329.2 million).

Contribution to consolidated profit derived from an increase in fair values of listed securities amounted to HK$1.4 billion. Thus, a significant portion of profit was obtained from investments.

Revenue for the year ended Dec 31 rose 40.1 per cent to a record HK$9.15 billion.

In Singapore, Nissan vehicles delivered better sales and market share compared to 2012, resulting in a 12 per cent increase in sales units despite an extremely challenging car market last year.

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