The Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act bans any materials produced in Xinjiang unless importers provide ‘clear and convincing’ evidence no forced labour was involved. Photo: Xinhua
The Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act bans any materials produced in Xinjiang unless importers provide ‘clear and convincing’ evidence no forced labour was involved. Photo: Xinhua

US-China relations: Beijing has own ‘trade weapons’ to counter Xinjiang ‘forced labour’ law

  • China’s commerce ministry says US law on forced labour is ‘typical example of economic coercion’ and it will take ‘necessary actions’
  • Experts say China has the power to take countermeasures, including trade bans over American rights abuses and court action

The Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act bans any materials produced in Xinjiang unless importers provide ‘clear and convincing’ evidence no forced labour was involved. Photo: Xinhua
The Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act bans any materials produced in Xinjiang unless importers provide ‘clear and convincing’ evidence no forced labour was involved. Photo: Xinhua
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