US Blocks Some Chinese Goods Over Forced Labor Concerns

Law360 (September 14, 2020, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The Trump administration on Monday announced bans on certain imports of apparel, hair products and computer parts from China's Xinjiang region as it looks to exert economic pressure on Beijing over accusations of forced labor and mistreatment of Muslims.

Following nearly two years of investigations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it was issuing new import bans against five entities that the agency claims are using forced labor to make their products, blocking those goods from the U.S. supply chain.

"Through its full complement of trade enforcement actions ... CBP is sending a clear message to the international community that illicit,...

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