BRIEF-Essex Bio-Technology Posts Profit For Year Of HK$302.5 Mln

March 17 (Reuters) - Essex Bio-Technology Ltd:

* PROPOSES FINAL DIVIDEND OF HK$0.05 PER ORDINARY SHARE

* PROFIT FOR YEAR HK$302.5 MILLION VERSUS HK$231.1 MILLION

* FY TURNOVER HK$1.28 BILLION VERSUS HK$1.18 BILLION

* IF COVID-19 OUTBREAK REMAINS PROTRACTED, GROUP'S PERFORMANCES WOULD BE NEGATIVELY IMPACTED Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: