BRIEF-Liuzhou Iron & Steel returns to black in 2016, Q1 profit up

April 26 (Reuters) - Liuzhou Iron & Steel Co Ltd

* Says Chairman Li Yongsong resigns due to change in job

role

* Says it returns to net profit of 196.4 million yuan

($28.50 million) in 2016 versus net loss of 1.2 billion yuan

year ago

* Says Q1 net profit up 1,214.2 percent y/y at 202.6 million

yuan

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($1 = 6.8916 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)