BRIEF-Sichuan Expressway to raise up to 3.5 bln yuan in private placement

March 6 (Reuters) - Sichuan Expressway Co Ltd

* Says it aims to raise up to 3.5 billion yuan ($507.61

million) in private placement of shares to repay bank loans and

debts

* Says A-share trade to resume on March 7

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($1 = 6.8950 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)