China State Construction Engineering

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China State Construction Engineering Corporation
State-owned enterprise
Industry Construction
Founded 1957; 60 years ago (1957)
Headquarters Beijing, People's Republic of China
Area served
Key people
Owner Central People's Government
Parent SASAC[1]
Subsidiaries China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (56.26%)
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited
Traded as SSE: 601668
Industry Construction
Headquarters Beijing, People's Republic of China
Area served
Owner China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Parent China State Construction Engineering Corporation (56.26%)
Subsidiaries China Overseas Land and Investment (61.18%)

The China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) (simplified Chinese: 中国建筑工程总公司; traditional Chinese: 中國建築工程總公司; pinyin: zhōng guó jiàn zhù gōng chéng zǒng gōng sī) is a Chinese construction company ranked the 3rd largest in the world (1st according to International Construction)[2] and the 20th largest general contractor in terms of overseas sales.[3][4]

Most of the assets of CSCEC was now floated in the stock exchange as China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCECL), CSCEC retained some assets such as schools and hospitals, as well as the stake in China Construction International Corporation (Chinese: 中国对外建设总公司) which was not able to be transferred. Thus, CSCEC granted the listed company supervising rights.[5]

Corporate Structure[edit]

The CSCEC has numerous branches or subsidiaries. It is divided into five main divisions and twelve traditional core business areas, including eight Group's engineering offices and four Design Institutes, as well as its own national research laboratory. The main business units of the group are planning and design, project development, equipment leasing, trade, construction and facilities management.

Its subsidiary and listed company, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCECL) (Chinese: 中国建筑股份有限公司) (SSE: 601668), was established in 2007. It was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2009 with its IPO price at RMB$4.18 per share. The shares closed at RMB$6.53, 56% higher than its IPO price, at the first trading day. It was the world's biggest IPO in 2009, raising the capital of US$7.3 billion.[6][7]


The CSCEC was founded in 1957 as a state company.[8][9] Early on the country had an international profile building heavy industry and infrastructure in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.[10] The predecessor company opened its first overseas office in Kuwait in the late 1970s.[11] The company broke from its regionally confined work pattern when it entered the U.S. market in 1985, opening an office in Atlanta.[10] The U.S. subsidiary began by building housing developments with joint venture partners before undertaking its first sole development, Lantana Lakes, a 107-acre, $27 million complex of 42 homes, in 1987 in Jacksonville, Florida.[10]

With the encouragement of the Chinese government and financing assistance from the Export-Import Bank of China, CSCEC has taken increasingly bold steps as a builder and investor of overseas projects. In 2011, the going abroad trend hit a new high when Baha Mar Resorts, a $3.4 billion casino and resort built and partially owned by CSCEC, opened after "extremely aggressive" efforts by the company to link with the Bahamas developer that started the project.[11] It was the largest construction project undertaken by a Chinese company outside of China.[11]

The China State Construction Engineering Corporation is also constructing the new Athletics and Football Stadium in Grenada.[12]


  • Construction of the Great Mosque of Algiers ($1.5 billion)[13]
  • Realization of the new university town of Constantine ($520 million)[14]
  • New extension of Algiers airport ($550 million) [14]
  • Infrastructure construction for the proposed new capital of Egypt[15][16][17]
  • AU Conference Center and Office Complex, Ethiopia
  • Renovation of the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, New York City, New York[18]
  • Ventilation shafts for the 7 Subway Extension, New York City, New York
  • Sukh Chayn Gardens Housing Estate is a gated community in the suburbs of Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Federation Tower, Tower A (Ostturm), Moscow: Europe's highest skyscraper, under construction (Due to lack of funding for the project, the tower stands unfinished for 2 years)
  • Beijing National Aquatics Centre ( "Water Cube", water cube): the new Chinese national Swimmcenter in Beijing (draft planning in community with the Australian company PTW Architects, the office Ove Arup, and China Construction Design International (CCDI).
  • Shun Hing Square, Shenzen
  • Missile test center of the Shenzhou Space Center (one of the three largest Chinese projects of the eighth five-year plan, won the 1st prize for national scientific and technical progress)
  • Airport Passenger Terminal Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok
  • Main administration building of the Bank of China, Hong Kong
  • Haier companies building (refrigerator manufacturer), South Carolina, USA
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • National Athletics & Football Stadium, Grenada [12]
  • Enlargement of the Australian Embassy, Beijing
  • Embassy of Malaysia, Beijing
  • New German Embassy, Beijing
  • Villa at the Consulate General in China, New York City, USA
  • Sheraton Hotel, Pine Club, Algiers, Algeria
  • Marriott Hotel, Shanghai
  • Kempinski Hotel, Beijing
  • Xianyang International Airport, Xi'an
  • Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou
  • Taoxian International Airport, Shenyang
  • Stadium project Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa, Zaire
  • Cricket Stadium, Barbados
  • Jinnah Stadium, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • National Geological Information Center, Botswana
  • Underground water reservoir, Mmankgodi (in Gaborone), Botswana
  • Gerald Road, Francistown, Botswana
  • Binh Thuan Roadway Project SM2/SM3, South Saigon, Vietnam
  • Culasi, Antique-Patnaongon Highway, Panay, Philippines
  • North irrigation project Jazir, Iraq
  • New Hindiya Dam, including railway bridge, the Euphrates, Iraq
  • Boukourdane Dam, Algeria
  • Mae Kuang Dam, Thailand
  • Rama Bridge, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 21st Century Tower, Shanghai
  • Arfa Karim Technology Park, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Lakeville Residences, Malaysia
  • Burj Qatar, Qatar
  • University hospital of Sfax, Tunisia (since 2016).
  • M5 Multan-Sukkar Motorways of Pakistan (CPEC)



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