The troubled retailer Zhengzhou Baiwen (Group) Co Ltd has announced more financial gloom after it revealed its third consecutive year of losses, curbing trading in company shares. For the end of financial year 2000 the company posted net losses of 47.05m yuan ($5.7m), a severe drop from the 956.6m yuan ($115.7m) recorded in 1999, the steepest loss recorded by a listed company in China.