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IMF chief's ‘advice’ for China on Covid curbs amid massive protests

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Nov 29, 2022 06:46 PM IST

Covid Protests In China: IMF chief Georgieva called on Beijing to undergo a "recalibration" of its so-called "zero COVID" approach.

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday urged Beijing to back away from stringent lockdowns to manage ongoing COVID-19 cases and instead move toward more targeted actions, citing the impact on China's people and economy in an interview with the Associated Press.

Covid Protests In China: Barricades erected along Wulumuqi Road, a site of earlier protests, in Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Covid Protests In China: Barricades erected along Wulumuqi Road, a site of earlier protests, in Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)

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Georgieva called on Beijing to undergo a "recalibration" of its so-called "zero COVID" approach, according to the interview, which comes as protests against China's policies have sparked demonstrations in multiple cities.

The head of the fund also addressed inflation and interest rates, rising energy prices and the hunger crisis, according to the AP.

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