BRIEF-Cofco Biochemical Anhui to swing back to black in Q1 after posting 2016 profit

April 13 (Reuters) - Cofco Biochemical Anhui Co Ltd

* Says preliminary 2016 net profit of 127.1 million yuan

($18.46 million) versus net loss of 1.4 billion yuan year ago

* Says it expects Q1 to return to net profit of 65-85

million yuan versus net loss of 31.0 million yuan year ago

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($1 = 6.8850 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)