CSCEC's brand value ranks first again in construction industry

CSCEC | May 25, 2020

May 10 was the fourth China Brand Day. China Council for Brand Development, China Appraisal Society, and other co-organizers jointly held the virtual 2020 China Brand Evaluation Press Conference in the studio of Xinhuanet. With a brand strength score of 972 and a brand value of over 110 billion yuan, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) was once again ranked the top brand in the construction industry and the 17th in the 2020 Top 100 Chinese Listed Companies by Brand Value.

The China Brand Evaluation Press Conference, as a public-benefit event, has been held consecutively for seven years. The number of brands released this year was 564, covering corporate brands, product brands, China time-honored brands, independent innovation brands, geographical indication brands, etc.

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