BRIEF-Beijing Jingneng Power's preliminary 2016 net profit down 49.9 pct

March 31 (Reuters) - Beijing Jingneng Power Co Ltd

* Says preliminary 2016 net profit down 49.9 percent y/y at

1.7 billion yuan ($246.90 million)

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($1 = 6.8855 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)