On 18 September, a Commentary from American Shipper says that 1 in 5 cotton garments sold globally contains fibre or yarn sourced from Xinjiang region of China; and the latest round of withhold release orders (WRO) issued by US Customs and Border Protection involves one of the most pervasive soft commodities used in retail: cotton.  This year CBP has issued an unprecedented 12 WRO, including 8 on goods from China – listed in the article.

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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