BEL sales up 13 percent, pre-tax profit down

April 2nd, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) posted a turnover of Rs.46.18 billion in 2008-09 as against Rs.41.03 billion notched up the previous fiscal, registering a 13 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth, the company said Thursday.
However, according to its provisional audit figures, profit before tax (PBT) declined by around 7 percent to Rs.10.95 billion from Rs.11.71 billion in 2007-2008.

Export earnings increased to $17.75 million from $15.43 million, a 15 percent YoY growth, the company said, adding that the order book at the beginning of this fiscal is estimated to be about Rs.100 billion.

BEL said that during the fiscal under review, it had developed and supplied high power HF communication sets, artillery combat command control systems, radar warning receivers, 3D surveillance radar Rohini, and shipborne and airborne electronic warfare systems.

– Indo-Asian News Service


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