and itssubsidiaries recorded approximately 8.22 billion Chinese yuan of contracted salesfor April.
The groupachieved the sales figure by securing around 599,300 square meters of contractedgross floor area during the month. On a month-over-month basis, thecontracted sales for April decreased from around 8.60 billion yuan in .
Rentalincome from investment properties in April amounted to approximately HK$593 million.
Further,the group acquired four new sites in China for approximately 6.14 billion yuan inthe same month, as previously reported.
As of May 10, US$1 was equivalentto 6.52 Chinese yuan.