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Lawyers: Industry should gird for strict enforcement of Xinjiang import ban

January 14, 2022 at 4:43 PM
Companies should be prepared for “rigorous” enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, even for industries -- like renewable energy -- that are key to other administration priorities, according to trade lawyers. The legislation, signed into law late last year, directs U.S. Customs and Border Protection, within 180 days, to presume that all goods from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are made with forced labor and, accordingly, are banned from entry to the U.S. under Section 307 of the...

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