Tough global economic environment to have greater impact on China in 2016: Li Keqiang

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said this year would be a critical period for China's industrial upgrading and transformation.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said this year would be a critical period for China's industrial upgrading and transformation.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - The global economic environment will become tougher this year than in 2015, which would have greater impact on China, Premier Li Keqiang said.

The premier, in remarks published on Tuesday (Jan 26) after a special meeting, said this year would be a critical period for China's industrial upgrading and transformation.