BRIEF-CNPC Capital's prelim 2016 profit down 8 pct y/y

April 13 (Reuters) - CNPC Capital Co Ltd

* Says prelim 2016 net profit down 8.0 percent y/y at 5.5

billion yuan ($798.84 million)

* Says it expects Q1 net profit at 1.41-1.47 billion yuan

versus 1.40 billion yuan year ago

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($1 = 6.8850 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)