BRIEF-Gemdale's contract sales up in March and January-March

April 6 (Reuters) - Gemdale Corp

* Says contract sales up 74.2 percent y/y in March at 17.2

billion yuan ($2.49 billion), up 62.9 percent y/y in

January-March at 33.3 billion yuan

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(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)