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Aug 24, 2022 08:01 PM
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JD.com Posts Fivefold Profit Jump Even as Revenue Growth Slows

JD Express trucks sit parked on June 16 at Jingdong Logistics Park in Suzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: VCG
JD Express trucks sit parked on June 16 at Jingdong Logistics Park in Suzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: VCG

JD.com Inc. reported a staggering fivefold jump in profit amid its slowest revenue growth on record in the second quarter, as the e-commerce giant reduced its spending and streamlined some of its businesses as pandemic disruptions and weak consumption demand dragged on China’s economy.

The Beijing-based firm logged 4.4 billion yuan ($643 million) in net income attributable to ordinary shareholders in the three months ending June, more than quintuple the number it booked a year ago, according to its earnings report released on Tuesday.

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