BRIEF-China Yangtze Power's net profit up in Q1 after 2016 rise

April 28 (Reuters) - China Yangtze Power Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 14.0 percent y/y at 20.8 billion

yuan ($3.02 billion)

* Says Q1 net profit up 23.5 percent y/y at 2.7 billion yuan

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($1 = 6.8946 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)