Shipping containers in Horgos, a port in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
Shipping containers in Horgos, a port in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua

Xinjiang exports to EU more than double despite forced labour concerns

  • Direct shipments from controversial Chinese region in August surged 136 per cent year on year to US$137 million, customs data shows
  • High volume raises questions about effectiveness of planned EU ban on tainted goods following stinging UN human rights report

Shipping containers in Horgos, a port in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
Shipping containers in Horgos, a port in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
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