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BRIEF-BYD Answers To Shenzhen Exchange Queries On Its H1 Financial Report

Nov 2 (Reuters) - BYD Co Ltd:

* SAYS IT IS QUESTIONED BY SHENZHEN STOCK EXCHANGE OVER ITS 6-MONTH FINANCIAL REPORT

* SAYS SHENZHEN EXCHANGE'S INQUIRIES INCLUDE WHY NET PROFIT FELL SHARPLY, ITS DEPENDENCE ON GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS

* SAYS 6-MONTH NET PROFIT FALL WAS DUE TO LOWER PROFIT MARGIN AND RISING FEES, IN WRITTEN REPLY TO EXCHANGE INQUIRIES

* SAYS IT DOES NOT DEPEND ON GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS AND ITS PROFITABILITY IS NOT AFFECTED, IN WRITTEN REPLY TO EXCHANGE INQUIRIES Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2Qlu4VC Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)