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China’s exports drop the most since February in September, imports weaken further


China’s exports and imports shrank more than expected in September, exports posting the biggest monthly drop since February, as the trade tensions with the US and the slowdown in global trade continue to bite.

Its exports drop 3.2 per cent in US dollar terms from a year earlier while imports declined 8.5 per cent, leaving a trade surplus of $39.65 billion, according to the data released by China’s General Administration of Customs . . .

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