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China Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday

* PREVIOUS TRADING SESSION MOVES:

* SSEC +0.4 pct, CSI300 -0.2 pct, HSI -0.1 pct

* HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 6.2 pct

* HK->Shenzhen Connect daily quota used 3.9 pct, Shenzhen->HK daily quota used 0.0 pct

* CNY official close 6.6855 per dollar

* FTSE China A50 +0.6 pct, BNY Mellon ADR China Select Index -0.6 pct

SHANGHAI, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Following is a list of recent corporate and policy announcements, as well as other news that might affect Chinese financial markets. Policy, government, sector news:

* US trade chief sees long-term China challenges, continued tariff threat

* Senate panel wants Chinese-funded institutes to change or leave U.S.

* China plans new state pipeline company in massive energy reshuffle

* China moves to halt swine fever with hog industry overhaul

* ANALYSIS-Hot-rolled mess: China's steelmakers hit the skids as car sales slow

* Merkel seeking no-spying deal with China over Huawei issue - magazine

* China eyes long-term food processing deals in Brazil, -Chinese official Data due:

* China official manufacturing/non-manufacturing PMI for Feb (around 0100 GMT)

Company moves:


In focus

* EXCLUSIVE-KKR, China's Tencent eyeing bids for Universal Music - sources

* Huawei, Samsung agree to settle patent dispute in U.S. court

* Sun Hung Kai Properties profit slumps on accounting change, sees stable market

* Ford's China JV ends some contracts with job agencies as sales fall

Earnings/Performance

* Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery's preliminary 2018 net profit up 22.3 percent y/y

* Contemporary Amperex Technology's 2018 prelim net profit down 7.7 percent y/y

* Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics's preliminary 2018 net profit up 43.65 pct

* Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group's 2018 net profit up 7.3 percent y/y

* Suning.Com's preliminary 2018 net profit up 216.2 percent y/y

* Rongsheng Petrochemical's preliminary 2018 net profit down 18.75 percent y/y

* East Money Information's preliminary 2018 net profit up 50.52 percent y/y

* Guosen Securities' prelim 2018 net profit down 25.17 percent y/y

* Aier Eye Hospital's preliminary 2018 net profit up 35.82 percent y/y

* Ganfeng Lithium's preliminary 2018 net profit down 17.2 percent y/y

* Muyuan Foods says preliminary 2018 net profit down 78 percent y/y

Equity changes/IPOs

* Ping An Of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Buys H-Shares In ICBC - HKEx Filing M&A

* Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart to buy up to 29.99 pct stake in Germany's Tom Tailor

Trading halt/resumption

* Wanda Film's preliminary 2018 profit down, shares to resume trade on Feb 28 Other moves (spin-offs, divestitures, deals)

* Navinfo sets aside provision for goodwill impairment of 885.9 million yuan

* Red Star Macalline to issue bonds worth up to 4.0 billion yuan

* China State Construction Engineering wins contracts of 48.2 billion yuan (Compiled by Luoyan Liu; Editing by Kim Coghill)