An H&M store in Beijing. China is one of the company’s main cotton suppliers. Photo: Reuters
An H&M store in Beijing. China is one of the company’s main cotton suppliers. Photo: Reuters
Jingzhou Tao
Opinion

Opinion

Jingzhou Tao

Xinjiang cotton: Western companies in China are between a rock and a hard place

  • Multinationals must find a balance between complying with their home country’s legal and ethical requirements and continuing to operate and expand in China
  • Amid escalating China-US tensions, they might need to consider divesting their China operations or decoupling them from the rest of the world 

An H&M store in Beijing. China is one of the company’s main cotton suppliers. Photo: Reuters
An H&M store in Beijing. China is one of the company’s main cotton suppliers. Photo: Reuters
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