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CBP issues withhold-release orders for Chinese goods made by forced labor

September 14, 2020 at 5:22 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Monday moved to block goods made by forced labor in China’s Xinjiang province by issuing five withhold-release orders, instructing CBP officials to seize hair, apparel, cotton and computer parts from specific companies but delaying a broader order that would cover all cotton and tomato products from the region. Four of the WROs are for products specific to companies CBP said it had “reasonable suspicion” of violations to U.S. law. Imports from forced labor are...

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