profit for 2007 fell by about 7% to US$33.5 million from 2006’s US$36.2 million after deducting exceptional gains for both years.   When exceptional gains were taken into consideration, CAO’s net profits fell from US$228.2 million in 2006 to US$168.3 million.  Last year’s profit included a net divestment gain of US$134.8 million from the sale…

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