US DETENTION ORDER ON GARMENTS MANUFACTURED WITH PRISON LABOUR IN CHINA

On 12 August, KPMG reported that US Customs and Border Protection has announced that it will detain imported merchandise containing garments produced by certain Chinese entities “based on information that reasonably indicated the use of prison labour in the production of those garments”. It will detain imported merchandise containing garments produced by the Hero Vast Group (including Shanghai Hero Vast International Trading Co., Ltd.; Henan Hero Vast Garment Co., Ltd.; Yuexi Hero Vast Garment Co., Ltd.; Ying Han International Co., Ltd.; and Hero Vast Canada Inc.).

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-issues-detention-order-garments-manufactured-prison-labor-china

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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