Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income
For the six-month period ended 30 June 2019
(Amounts in millions, except per share data)
Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income (Unaudited)
    Six-month period
ended 30 June
  Notes 2018
RMB
2019
RMB
 
Operating revenues 10 193,029 190,488
 
Operating expenses
Depreciation and amortisation
(36,701) (43,343)
Network operations and support
11 (54,184) (50,780)
Selling, general and administrative
(29,048) (29,216)
Personnel expenses
12 (32,649) (33,316)
Other operating expenses
13 (21,290) (13,889)
Total operating expenses
(173,872) (170,544)
Operating profit 19,157 19,944
Net finance costs 14 (1,514) (2,057)
Investment income 39 26
Share of profits of associates 477 605
Profit before taxation 18,159 18,518
Income tax
15 (4,528) (4,493)
Profit for the period 13,631 14,025
Other comprehensive income for the period
Items that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:
Change in fair value of investments in equity instruments at fair value through other
    comprehensive income
(308) 221
Deferred tax on change in fair value of investments in equity instruments at fair value through
    other comprehensive income
77 (55)
(231) 166
Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:
Exchange difference on translation of financial statements of subsidiaries outside
    mainland China
64 19
Share of other comprehensive income of associates
(22) (2)
42 17
Other comprehensive income for the period, net of tax (189) 183
Total comprehensive income for the period 13,442 14,208
Profit attributable to
Equity holders of the Company
13,570 13,909
Non-controlling interests
61 116
Profit for the period 13,631 14,025
Total comprehensive income attributable to
Equity holders of the Company
13,381 14,092
Non-controlling interests
61 116
Total comprehensive income for the period 13,442 14,208
Basic earnings per share 17 0.17 0.17
Number of shares (in millions) 17 80,932 80,932

The notes on pages 19 to 43 form part of these interim financial statements.