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BRIEF-Beijing North Star's H1 Net Profit Up 2.4 Pct, Contract Sales Up 58.5 Pct

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Beijing North Star Co Ltd :

* SAYS 6-MONTH NET PROFIT UP 2.4 PERCENT Y/Y

* SAYS H1 CONTRACT SALES UP 58.5 PERCENT Y/Y AT 14.8 BILLION YUAN ($2.15 billion) Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2BEjIO1; https://bit.ly/2MtV6wt Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.8740 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)