Beating expectations, Chinese economy grows 4.8% in first quarter of 2022

Over the first three months of the year, China's economy expanded at an annual rate of nearly 5 percent when compared to the same stretch last year. But as Covid-19 lockdowns roll on, the country's annual growth target looks hard to reach. Also, talks kick off between Sri Lanka and the IMF, and Mexican legislators vote down a controversial energy reform package.

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