BRIEF-Opple Lighting's 2016 net profit up, plans to sell unit

April 17 (Reuters) - Opple Lighting Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 16.2 percent y/y at 506.5 million

yuan ($73.60 million)

* Says it plans to sell lighting unit for up to 300 million

yuan

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