BRIEF-Dongfang Electric swings to red in 2016 with net loss of 1.8 bln yuan

March 24 (Reuters) - Dongfang Electric Corp Ltd

* Says it swings to net loss of 1.8 billion yuan ($261.48

million) in 2016 versus net profit of 439.1 million yuan year

ago

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($1 = 6.8840 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)