US ban on Xinjiang solar products over forced labour claims is baseless, China solar association says
- China Photovoltaic Industry Association says US assertions about forced labour in Xinjiang solar supply chain have no factual basis
- US last week banned imports of a key solar panel material from a Chinese firm and restricted exports to several more companies
The China Photovoltaic Industry Association said in a statement that it had recently inspected solar industry production facilities in Xinjiang and the US assertions had no factual basis.
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It also said the industry had created a large number of jobs, contributing to the region’s economic and social development and added that the rights of employees from all ethnic groups were fully respected.