Import Best Practices Under New Uyghur Forced Labor Law
By Rachel Alpert and Grace Signorelli-Cassady (January 19, 2022, 3:19 PM EST) -- On Dec. 23, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, or UFLPA, into law.
The act's stated purpose is:
To ensure that goods made with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China do not enter the United States market.
It does so by targeting forced labor in China through multiple means, including by mandating broad prohibitions on the importation of all goods from Xinjiang.
Now it is more critical than ever for companies to know and document every step of their supply chains, to ensure that forced labor is not...
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