BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- The enterprises above designated size in the service industry of central China's Hunan Province saw their operating income reach 210.83 billion yuan in the first seven months of the year, up 0.4 percent year on year, according to the Hunan Provincial Bureau of Statistics on Sunday.
The total number of enterprises above designated size in the service industry came to 6,410 by the end of July.
Those major enterprises in service industry reaped 10.24 billion yuan of operating profits during the period, down 44.9 percent year on year. The decline was 16.7 percentage points narrower than that in the first half of the year.
In January-July, their operating income and profit margin stood at 4.9 percent, 1.6 percentage points higher than that in January-June. (Edited by Deng Lihao, Zhang Yuan with Xinhua Silk Road, email@example.com)