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Mayorkas: UFLPA spurring supply chain shifts; de minimis based on ‘false premise’

July 9, 2024 at 4:48 PM
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act is prompting industries to proactively shift their supply chains to avoid using materials produced by alleged forced labor in the Xinjiang province of China, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said on Tuesday, while acknowledging that challenges remain in rooting out products made with forced labor – especially those that come in under the de minimis threshold. The UFLPA, signed into law in December 2021, establishes a “rebuttable presumption” that goods sourced from Xinjiang or...

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