BEIJING (Reuters) - China approved 151.1 billion yuan ($22.6 billion) worth of fixed-asset investment projects in June, the country's top economic planner said on Thursday.

The National Development and Reform Commission said it had approved a total of 461.6 billion yuan worth of investment projects in the first six months.

($1 = 6.6832 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Elias Glenn and Shen Yan, writing by Kevin Yao; Editing by Michael Perry)