March 15, 2017 / 4:20 AM / 6 months ago

China needs to relocate nearly 1 million workers this year: Premier Li

China's Premier Li Keqiang gestures during a news conference after the closing ceremony of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to relocate nearly 1 million workers this year due to capacity cuts, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

Li made the comment at his annual news conference at the end of the annual meeting of China’s parliament.

Reporting by Ryan Woo and Kevin Yao; Editing by Kim Coghill

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