BRIEF-GCL Energy Technology's Unit Expects To Receive Land Compensation

March 25 (Reuters) - GCL Energy Technology Co Ltd :

* SAYS UNIT EXPECTS TO RECEIVE LAND COMPENSATION OF 157.5 MILLION YUAN ($22.20 million) Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2xsRLqv Further company coverage: ($1 = 7.0941 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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