BRIEF-Thaihot Group's 2016 net profit up 28.8 pct y/y

April 24 (Reuters) - Thaihot Group Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 28.8 percent y/y at 1.7 billion

yuan ($246.88 million)

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($1 = 6.8860 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)