Firms sourcing from Xinjiang face anti-slavery law

18 March 2020

Working conditions in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are under attack again as the US Congress proposes laws forcing companies to prove there is no forced labour in their supply chains.

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China said that the laws would oblige corporations seeking to import goods produced in Xinjiang to demonstrate through “clear and convincing” evidence that no forced labour was involved.

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