Hong Kong’s Esquel Group is seeking to remove its Xinjiang-based unit from a US blacklist over allegations of forced labour. The Xinjiang region produces about 85 per cent of China’s cotton and about a fifth of the global cotton supply. Photo: Xinhua Hong Kong’s Esquel Group is seeking to remove its Xinjiang-based unit from a US blacklist over allegations of forced labour. The Xinjiang region produces about 85 per cent of China’s cotton and about a fifth of the global cotton supply. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong’s Esquel Group is seeking to remove its Xinjiang-based unit from a US blacklist over allegations of forced labour. The Xinjiang region produces about 85 per cent of China’s cotton and about a fifth of the global cotton supply. Photo: Xinhua
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Hong Kong’s Esquel Group seeks preliminary injunction over US blacklisting of Xinjiang unit

  • Esquel sued the US Commerce Department this month to force the removal of its Xinjiang unit from the US’s so-called entity list
  • Changji Esquel unit one of more than two dozen companies sanctioned for alleged ties to forced labour

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Hong Kong’s Esquel Group is seeking to remove its Xinjiang-based unit from a US blacklist over allegations of forced labour. The Xinjiang region produces about 85 per cent of China’s cotton and about a fifth of the global cotton supply. Photo: Xinhua Hong Kong’s Esquel Group is seeking to remove its Xinjiang-based unit from a US blacklist over allegations of forced labour. The Xinjiang region produces about 85 per cent of China’s cotton and about a fifth of the global cotton supply. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong’s Esquel Group is seeking to remove its Xinjiang-based unit from a US blacklist over allegations of forced labour. The Xinjiang region produces about 85 per cent of China’s cotton and about a fifth of the global cotton supply. Photo: Xinhua
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