BRIEF-Shanghai Construction and units' newly signed contracts up about 15.6 pct y/y in Q1

April 12 (Reuters) - Shanghai Construction Group Co Ltd

* Says it and units' newly signed contracts at 62.0 billion

yuan ($9.00 billion) in Q1, up about 15.6 percent y/y

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($1 = 6.8914 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)