BRIEF-ICBC's 2019 Net Profit 312.2 Bln Yuan, Says Actively Responding To Epidemic Outbreak

March 27 (Reuters) - Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd

* SAYS 2019 NET PROFIT 312.22 BILLION YUAN ($44.04 billion)

* SAYS CAPITAL ADEQUACY RATIO AT 13.20 PCT

* SAYS NET INTEREST MARGIN AT 2.24 PCT

* SAYS DOMESTIC ECONOMY HAS REMAINED GENERALLY STABLE, IT IS FACING MOUNTING DOWNWARD PRESSURE, ESPECIALLY WITH THE HEAVY BLOW FROM THE SUDDEN COVID-19 OUTBREAK

* SAYS IT IS ACTIVELY RESPONDING TO THE EPIDEMIC OUTBREAK, WILL ANALYZE CHANGE IN FINANCIAL CONSUMPTION BEHAVIORS, PAYMENT METHODS AND APPROACHES TO REALIZE COMPENSATORY GROWTH AFTER THE EPIDEMIC Source text in English: https://bit.ly/3aoGqGC Further company coverage: ($1 = 7.0895 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)