China Sharp drop in exports

A sales clerk waits for business yesterday at a shop in China selling fashion merchandize inside a textiles wholesale market in Beijing.

 

A sales clerk waits for business yesterday at a shop in China selling fashion merchandize inside a textiles wholesale market in Beijing.

 

China’s exports plunged 17.5 per cent in January, the sharpest drop in more than a decade, as the collapse in its trade accelerated, adding to the threat of more job losses.