Xinjiang cotton makes up 80 per cent of China’s output and 20 per cent of the world’s supply. Photo: XinhuaXinjiang cotton makes up 80 per cent of China’s output and 20 per cent of the world’s supply. Photo: Xinhua
Xinjiang cotton makes up 80 per cent of China’s output and 20 per cent of the world’s supply. Photo: Xinhua

US drops sweeping Xinjiang goods ban, China’s cotton sector breathes temporary sigh of relief

  • The US has pulled back from a wide-ranging ban on cotton from China’s Xinjiang region, while opting for narrower restrictions
  • Xinjiang produces 20 per cent of global cotton supply, meaning a ban would have had a huge impact on Chinese and Asian supply chains

Topic |   Xinjiang
Xinjiang cotton makes up 80 per cent of China’s output and 20 per cent of the world’s supply. Photo: XinhuaXinjiang cotton makes up 80 per cent of China’s output and 20 per cent of the world’s supply. Photo: Xinhua
Xinjiang cotton makes up 80 per cent of China’s output and 20 per cent of the world’s supply. Photo: Xinhua
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