Publication of Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory

Release date
07/01/2020
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On July 1, the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Treasury issued an advisory​ on the risks for businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to entities engaged in human rights abuses in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) . Businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to Xinjiang or to facilities outside Xinjiang that use labor or goods from Xinjiang should be aware of the reputational, economic, and legal risks of involvement with entities that engage in human rights abuses, including but not limited to forced labor in the manufacture of goods intended for domestic and international distribution.