BRIEF-China Merchants Port Holdings posts FY net profit of HK$5,494 mln

March 29 (Reuters) - China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd

:

* FY profit attributable to equity holders of company

HK$5,494 million, up 14.3%

* Final dividend of 65 HK cents per share

* FY revenue HK$7.98 billion versus HK$8.23 billion

* In 2017, global economy is expected to grow at a slightly

faster rate

* China's economy is expected to confront relatively high

pressure but will sustain a steady pace of growth

* Global macroeconomic environment will remain complex in

2017

* "Competition among different alliances will become even

more intense"

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