China's premier says annual economic growth of "at least 6.5 percent" expected through 2020

November 2, 2015 8:00 AM

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BEIJING – China's top economic official says Beijing expects annual growth of "at least 6.5 percent" through 2020.

The comments by Premier Li Keqiang are the first indication of a possible official growth target since the Communist Party leadership pledged last week to double the size of the economy from its 2010 level by 2020. Last year's growth target was 7 percent.

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