Financial Year Ended 31 December 2019 2018 2017(1) (3) 2016(1) (2) 2015
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Presented in RM'000          
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 286,769 395,939 370,709 296,374 630,330
Cost of sales (233,161) (292,564) (272,510) (213,427) (392,478)
Gross profit 53,608 103,375 98,199 82,947 237,852
Other income 3,308 16,332 7,706 3,479 13,076
Distribution expenses (4,727) (11,405) (9,176) (10,694) (72,746)
Administrative expenses (24,040) (40,177) (54,031) (39,241) (95,122)
Other expenses (5,008) (2,939) (8,710) (14,210) (14,917)
Results from operating activities 23,141 65,186 33,988 22,281 68,143
Finance income 2,652 5,991 5,021 5,147 5,470
Finance costs (7,138) (21,071) (24,965) (27,073) (21,582)
Net finance costs (4,486) (15,080) (19,944) (21,926) (16,112)
Share of profit of equity-accounted associate, net of tax 376 1,510 681 1,770 948
Profit before tax 19,031 51,616 14,725 2,125 52,979
Tax expense (5,988) (20,872) (17,374) (9,916) (24,372)
Profit/(Loss) from continuing operations 13,043 30,744 (2,649) (7,791) 28,607
 
Discontinued Operation
Profit/(Loss) from discontinued operation, net of tax - - 42,467 (76,047) (101,863)
Profit/(Loss) for the period/year 13,043 30,744 39,818 (83,838) (73,256)
 
Other comprehensive income, net of tax
Item that are or may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss
Fair value of available-for-sale financial assets - - (4,505) 34,210 -
Foreign currency translation differences for foreign operations (7,034) 1,367 18,578 8,256 6,645
Item that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss
Revaluation of properties upon transfer from property, plant and equipment to investment property - - - 112,361 -
Net change in fair value of equity investments designated at fair value through other comprehensive income (“FVOCI”) - 14,053 - - -
Other comprehensive income for the period/year, net of tax (7,034) 15,420 14,073 154,827 6,645
Total comprehensive income/(loss) for the period/year 6,009 46,164 53,891 70,989 (66,611)
 
Profit/(Loss) attributable to:
Owners of the Company 12,946 25,695 25,919 (63,629) (62,476)
Non-controlling interests 97 5,049 13,899 (20,209) (10,780)
Profit/(Loss) for the period/year 13,043 30,744 39,818 (83,838) (73,256)
 
Total comprehensive income/(loss) attributable to:
Owners of the Company 5,912 41,099 39,747 90,949 (56,169)
Non-controlling interests 97 5,065 14,144 (19,960) (10,442)
Total comprehensive income/(loss) for the period/year 6,009 46,164 53,891 70,989 (66,611)
 
Basic earnings/(loss) per ordinary share (sen):
from continuing operations 7.72 15.32 (1.13) (3.85) 4.35
from discontinued operation - - 6.74 (10.14) (18.09)
  7.72 15.32 5.61 (13.99) (13.74)
 
Diluted earnings/(loss) per ordinary share (sen):
from continuing operations 7.72 15.32 (1.13) (3.85) 4.35
from discontinued operation - - 6.74 (10.14) (18.09)
  7.72 15.32 5.61 (13.99) (13.74)

Notes:

(1) Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad exited the Fertilizers business in 2016 and Pharmaceuticals business in 2017.
(2) For 2016, the figures are exclusive of Fertilizers and Pharmaceuticals businesses.
(3) For 2017, the discontinued operation only consists of Pharmaceuticals business.