BEIJING, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) (601398.SS), the country's biggest lender, said on Wednesday net profit grew 1.2% year-on-year in the first half of this year.
Profit was 173.74 billion yuan ($23.83 billion) for the first half of this year, compared with the restated 171.67 billion yuan in the same period a year earlier, the bank said in a filing.
($1 = 7.2543 Chinese yuan renminbi)
Reporting by Ziyi Tang, Engen Tham and Selena Li; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman
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