The U.S. economy grew much faster than expected in the first quarter of the year, helped by a jump in exports and by firms building up stocks of goods.
The economy expanded at an annualised pace of 3.2% in the January-March period, well above analysts' forecasts.
The economy has accelerated since the previous quarter, when it grew at a pace of 2.2%.
However, some analysts warned growth had been boosted by one-off factors, and could slow in the months ahead.
- Source: News websites