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Senators: CBP must step up efforts to stop Xinjiang cotton arrivals

November 17, 2023 at 3:00 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection should increase enforcement of regional trade agreements to stem the flow of clothing made with cotton produced using forced labor in China’s Xinjiang province, a bipartisan group of senators said this week. In a Nov. 13 letter to Acting CBP Commissioner Troy Miller, the group of eight senators, the majority of them Senate Finance Committee members, raised concerns about what they say are declining forced labor enforcement activities and called for greater oversight under U.S...

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