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China exports tumble the most in three years in February

China’s exports tumbled the most in three years in February while imports fell for a third straight month, pointing to a further slowdown in the economy despite a raft of support measures and a trade recession in the world's second largest economy.

The country's exports fell 20.7 per cent from a year earlier, the largest decline since February 2016, compared to a growth of 9.1 per cent in the previous month, according to data released by the state customs on Friday.

Imports dropped 5.2 per cent compared to a year earlier, missing analysts’ forecasts . . .

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