BRIEF-China Evergrande Group Expects FY Net Profit To Decline

March 23 (Reuters) - China Evergrande Group:

* EXPECTS THERE WILL BE A DECREASE IN NET PROFIT FROM CORE BUSINESS AND NET PROFIT FOR YEAR

* CHINA EVERGRANDE GROUP SEES FY NET PROFIT ABOUT RMB33.5 BILLION, DOWN ABOUT 50%

* EXPECTED DECREASE IN PROFIT DUE TO TO DELIVERY & SETTLEMENT OF LOWER-PRICED CLEARANCE STOCK PROPERTIES IN 2019 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reuters.Briefs@thomsonreuters.com)