BRIEF-China Construction Bank reports 2016 financial results

March 29 (Reuters) - China Construction Bank Corp

* Says 2016 net profit at 231.46 billion yuan ($33.61

billion) versus 228.15 billion yuan year ago

* Says NPL ratio at 1.52 percent at end-2016 versus 1.58

percent end-2015

* Says net interest margin at 2.20 percent at end 2016

versus 2.63 percent end 2015

* Says common equity tier 1 ratio at 12.98 percent at

end-2016 versus 13.13 percent end-2015

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($1 = 6.8870 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)