Sinopharm Rebuts Latest Negative Report

By Chester Yung Features Dow Jones Newswires

Sinopharm Group Co. Ltd. (1099.HK) late Wednesday said allegations from GMT Research that questioned the firm's cash flow are inaccurate.

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This came after Hong Kong-based GMT issued another negative report on the Chinese drug distributor, contending that Sinopharm "has misrepresented [its] cash flow statement and aggressively window-dressed its balance sheet."

The Chinese drug distributor said the report's conclusions were made based on hypothetical conditions about its accounting transactions. It said it reserves its right to take legal action.

Write to Chester Yung at chester.yung@wsj.com

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September 27, 2017 21:47 ET (01:47 GMT)