Workers tie down ropes from a container ship at a port in Qingdao, eastern China’s Shandong province on Thursday. China’s exports in February surged 44.5 per cent year on year, while its trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington. Photo: AP

China’s February exports jump 44.5pc despite trade tensions, imports up 6.3pc

Low base from last year and falling yuan contributed to monthly surge, analyst says, as trade surplus widens to US$33.74 billion

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Workers tie down ropes from a container ship at a port in Qingdao, eastern China’s Shandong province on Thursday. China’s exports in February surged 44.5 per cent year on year, while its trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington. Photo: AP
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