Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited (GPHL)
Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited (GPHL) is a wholly state-owned enterprise authorized by Guangzhou municipal government to operate state-owned assets. GPHL is dedicated to the research and development of Chinese patent medicine, Chinese herbal medicine, chemical pharmaceutical raw materials and preparations, biological medicine and healthcare products, and to pharmaceutical logistics and distribution and healthcare service.
As a large enterprise winning the municipal government's key support for development, GPHL integrates the research, manufacturing and trading of medicine. It consists of one public company, namely Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., Ltd., which is listed both at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (H-Shares) and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (A-Shares), and around 30 subsidiaries.
With a history of 419 years, GPHL has ranked first on the list of the China’s top 100 Pharmaceutical Companies for seven consecutive years since 2012 and ranked 165th on the list of China’s Top 500 Enterprises in 2018. The group achieved a sales revenue of over 100 billion yuan in 2017 and 116 billion yuan in 2018, making it the second state-owned enterprise in Guangzhou to record such an achievement.
Established in 1600, Chenliji Pharmaceutical Factory, is known as the "World's Oldest Operating Pharmaceutical Factory" affiliated to GPHL and has been widely recognized as a leading China's Time-honored Brand pharmaceutical enterprise in southern China.