US CUSTOMS ISSUES WITHHOLD RELEASE ORDER ON BRIGHTWAY GROUP OVER FORCED LABOUR CONCERNS

A news release from US CBP on 20 December advised that CBP personnel at all US ports of entry will detain disposable gloves produced in Malaysia by Brightway Holdings Sdn Bhd, Laglove (M) Sdn Bhd, and Biopro (M) Sdn Bhd (collectively, Brightway Group).   This is based on information that reasonably indicates the use of forced labour in that entity’s manufacturing operations.

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-issues-withhold-release-order-brightway-group

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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