On 23 June, Kharon published Part 1 of a series investigating risks to importers under the UFLPA. It notes that China produces more beer than any other country, while its western region of Xinjiang is one of the leading hop-producing regions in the world, accounting for more than 14% of global production. Xinjiang-origin hops are inputs for both homegrown Chinese breweries and western conglomerates with brewing operations in China.
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