VISCOSE RAYON – THE XINJIANG SUPPLY CHAIN AND A NEW SNAG FOR THE GLOBAL TEXTILE TRADE

On 28 March, the South China Morning Post reported on an investigation which traces the supply chain for viscose rayon from Finland’s forests to state-run factories in Xinjiang – and then fanning out around the world.  It reveals viscose producers with links to sanctioned entities and factories within miles of suspected detention camps in Xinjiang. 

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3127323/beyond-cotton-another-thread-xinjiang-supply-chain-creates-new-snag

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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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