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China's Li urges banks to support real economy: sources

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday urged banks to do more to support the real economy during visits to two state-owned banks, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

[BEIJING] Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday urged banks to do more to support the real economy during visits to two state-owned banks, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Li visited the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and China Development Bank.

A spokesman at ICBC confirmed that Li had visited and made the comments. Calls to CDB for a comment went unanswered. China's State Council Information Office declined to comment.

REUTERS

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