The US law effectively bans American imports of all products, including cotton, sourced from Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
The US law effectively bans American imports of all products, including cotton, sourced from Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
Xinjiang

Analysis |
US-China relations: how will Washington’s ‘forced labour’ law impact Xinjiang’s economy?

  • The Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act effectively blocks American imports of all products wholly or partially sourced from Xinjiang due to allegations of forced labour
  • The law is likely to apply some drag on exports and investment in Xinjiang, but the economy is not export-dependent and is insulated by central government transfers

The US law effectively bans American imports of all products, including cotton, sourced from Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
The US law effectively bans American imports of all products, including cotton, sourced from Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE