U.S. warns firms operating in Xinjiang at "high risk" of violating law

Posted on AllSides July 13th, 2021
From The Center

The State Department and five other federal agencies issued an updated advisory on Tuesday warning that businesses with supply chains and investments in the Chinese region of Xinjiang run a "high risk" of violating U.S. laws on forced labor.

Why it matters: The Biden administration is moving aggressively to ensure that American businesses, many of which use supply chains deeply intertwined with the Chinese economy, are not complicit in the genocide of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.

Driving the news: The State Department, Treasury Department, Commerce Department, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Trade Representative...

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