US to block import of cotton goods produced by China’s leading supplier in Xinjiang

//US to block import of cotton goods produced by China’s leading supplier in Xinjiang

US to block import of cotton goods produced by China’s leading supplier in Xinjiang

The US government said on Wednesday it would begin blocking the import of all cotton products made by the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), citing concerns that the sprawling, quasi-military entity in northwest China is responsible for widespread use of forced labour.The new ban will apply not only to cotton products made by the XPCC but also garments made by other entities – including those outside China – that use raw cotton harvested by the XPCC in the Xinjiang Uygur…

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