US BAN ON COTTON FROM FORCED UYGHUR LABOUR COMES INTO FORCE

On 21 June, the Guardian reported that fashion industry has been told it must wean itself off cotton from China’s Xinjiang region, as a new law comes into force giving US border authorities greater powers to block or seize goods linked to forced labour in China – the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA).

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/21/us-ban-on-cotton-from-forced-uyghur-labour-comes-into-force

https://www.torrestradelaw.com/posts/Forced-Labor-and-the-Uyghur-Forced-Labor-Prevention-Act/280

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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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