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BRIEF-Wilmar International Qtrly Net Profit $150.9 Mln

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Wilmar International Ltd:

* QTRLY NET PROFIT $ 150.9 MILLION VERSUS $316.4 MILLION

* QTRLY REVENUE $9.78 BILLION VERSUS $10.75 BILLION

* PROPOSED AN INTERIM TAX EXEMPT (ONE-TIER) DIVIDEND FOR 1H2019 OF S$0.03 PER SHARE

* EXPECT MARGINS OF CRUSHING BUSINESS AND OTHER SEGMENTS TO PERFORM BETTER IN REMAINING HALF OF YEAR

* SUBMITTED OUR APPLICATION TO LIST OUR CHINA OPERATIONS ON SHENZHEN STOCK EXCHANGE

* AFRICAN SWINE FEVER'S IMPACT ON CHINA SOYBEAN MEAL DEMAND LIKELY TO TAKE SEVERAL YEARS TO ERADICATE

* SEES LOWER CHINA HOG PRODUCTION TO BE OFFSET PARTIALLY BY STRONG GROWTH IN POULTRY SECTOR Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: