BRIEF-China Shenhua Energy's 2016 net profit up 40.7 pct

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March 17 (Reuters) - China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 40.7 percent y/y

* Says it plans to issue up to 50 billion yuan ($7.24

billion) onshore bonds

* Says it set aside provision of 2.81 billion yuan for asset

impairment in 2016

* Says it sees Q1 net profit up by at least 50 pct y/y

* Says it sees 2017 operating income up 11.2 pct y/y

Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2nvb5xt;

http://bit.ly/2nzj9K5; http://bit.ly/2nzi05q

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($1 = 6.9025 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)