BRIEF-COSCO Shipping Holdings swings to net loss in 2016

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March 30 (Reuters) - COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd

* Says it swings to net loss of 9.9 billion yuan ($1.44

billion) in 2016

* Says it expects shipping market to improve in 2017, but

faces pressure and uncertainties

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

http://bit.ly/2okVu0z

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($1 = 6.8880 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)