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14 Aug

New World Group Garners Eight International ARC Awards

The 27th International ARC Awards awarded New World Group with eight accolades (see the chart below) for its 2012 annual reports - New World Development Company Limited (the "Group;" Stock Code: 17.HK) scooped the Gold Award in the Traditional Annual Report: Real Estate Development/Service: Various & Multi-Use category while New World Department Store China Limited ("New World Department Store;" Stock Code: 825.HK) garnered the Gold Award in the Cover Photo/Design in Retail: Convenience & Dept. Stores category.

Featuring the silhouettes of Hong Kong's city scenes, the cover design of the Group's Annual Report 2012 echoes its theme "One Step Forward - We Create New Living Experience." The cover design highlights the Group's accomplishments in property development and dedication in providing our city with outstanding products and services and a high-quality living environment.

Themed "I Love Shopping," the cover design of New World Department Store's annual report features a graffiti style shopping scene. Adorned with the company's ornamental logo, the shopping scene depicts a family of three enjoying their shopping experience, which demonstrates New World Department Store's dedication to provide customers with a one-stop shopping experience with a vast array of products and excellent services.

New World China Land Limited (Stock Code: 917.HK) and NWS Holding Limited (Stock Code: 659.HK) also garnered multiple awards with their annual reports which boast innovative cover design, layout and graphics.

Organised by MerComm Inc. from the United States, International ARC Awards is the biggest annual report competition worldwide with the judging panel selecting the award winners based on criteria such as the design and content quality of the annual reports.  This year's competition received more than 2,200 entries from 34 countries around the world.

Company Category Award
New World Development Company Limited
Traditional Annual Report: Real Estate
Development/Service: Various & Multi-Use
Gold
New World Department
Store China Limited
Cover Photo/Design in Retail:
Convenience & Dept. Stores
Gold
Interior Design in Retail:
Convenience & Dept. Stores Category
Bronze
New World China
Land Limited
Overall Annual Reports:
Traditional Construction/Engineering
Bronze
Cover Photo/Design:
Construction/Engineering
Bronze
Printing & Production:
Construction/Engineering
Bronze
NWS Holding Limited
PDF version of Annual Report
Bronze
Traditional Annual Report: Conglomerate
Honors

 

New World Development Company Limited

New World Development Company Limited ("The Group"; Stock Code: 17.HK) is a leading conglomerate based in Hong Kong. The Group was founded in 1970 and publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972. It is a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index with a total asset value of HK$311 billion as at 31 December 2012.

For more than four decades, the Group has expanded from a single focus on the property business to four core areas: property, infrastructure, services and department store. As at 31 December 2012, the Group has an effective interest of approximately 61% in NWS Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 659.HK), approximately 69.8% in New World China Land Limited (Stock Code: 917.HK) and approximately 72.3% in New World Department Store China Limited (Stock Code: 825.HK).