BRIEF-China National Accord Medicines' preliminary 2016 net profit up 27.9 pct

March 20 (Reuters) - China National Accord Medicines Corp

Ltd

* Says preliminary 2016 net profit up 27.9 percent y/y at

1.2 billion yuan ($173.79 million)

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($1 = 6.9048 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)