BRIEF-Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharmaceutical's 2016 net profit up 25.9 pct

March 24 (Reuters) - Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharmaceutical Co

Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 25.9 percent y/y at 542.0 million

yuan ($78.73 million)

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($1 = 6.8840 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)