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CBP bans all cotton, tomatoes from China’s Xinjiang region

January 13, 2021 at 1:19 PM
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday issued a long-awaited withhold-release order on all cotton and tomato products from China’s Xinjiang region, citing the use of forced labor in the Chinese province. CBP has for months been considering issuing a region-wide WRO, but officials have said such an order required significant legal analysis to ensure it holds up when it is inevitably challenged in court. Some congressional Democrats have been pushing for the region-wide order. “No one has ever...


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