BRIEF-Hunan Er-Kang Pharma's Q1 net profit up after 2016 rise

April 20 (Reuters) - Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceutical Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 70.0 percent y/y at 1.0 billion

yuan ($145.30 million)

* Says Q1 net profit up 30.4 percent y/y at 219.1 million

yuan

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($1 = 6.8825 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)