Li Keqiang (right) with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping at the closing of the National People's Congress session yesterday. Photo: APLi Keqiang (right) with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping at the closing of the National People's Congress session yesterday. Photo: AP
Li Keqiang (right) with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping at the closing of the National People's Congress session yesterday. Photo: AP

GDP growth target flexible as jobs take priority, says Premier Li Keqiang

Increasing employment more important than fixed target for GDP expansion, premier says, in clearest sign nation can tolerate slower growth

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Li Keqiang (right) with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping at the closing of the National People's Congress session yesterday. Photo: APLi Keqiang (right) with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping at the closing of the National People's Congress session yesterday. Photo: AP
Li Keqiang (right) with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping at the closing of the National People's Congress session yesterday. Photo: AP
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