Bill Would Check Supply Chains for Forced Uighur Labor in China

March 11, 2020, 3:00 PM

Goods made with forced labor in China would be banned from the U.S. market under legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday.

The measure would ban goods manufactured in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region under the presumption that they are produced using forced labor. Products from the region could enter the U.S. only if Customs and Border Protection certifies they were not produced by those means.

The bill introduction accompanies a report from the Congressional-Executive Commission on China that found that the use of forced labor is part of an official Chinese government policy to suppress and control ...

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