BRIEF-Zhejiang Chint Electrics posts 10.8 pct rise in Q1 profit, 2016 up 22.2 pct

April 23 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Chint Electrics Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 22.2 percent y/y at 2.2 billion

yuan ($319.56 million)

* Says Q1 net profit up 10.8 percent y/y at 359.3 million

yuan

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