GUANGDONG Electric Power Development says it has become a foreign-invested company after gaining approval from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation. It said its registration for change of status was under way. The company has 825.45 million A and B shares. Among the A shares, 427.5 million representing 51.79 per cent of the company, are state-owned, 86.15 million or 10.44 per cent are legal person shares, and 98.55 million or 11.94 per cent are publicly owned. There are a 213.25 million B shares.