A cotton picker works in a field in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
A cotton picker works in a field in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua

Xinjiang exports to US dip in September but still higher year on year despite forced labour law

  • Machinery and mechanical equipment top category of products shipped from region, whose month-on-month decline aligns with weakening in Chinese exports
  • US customs chief insists ‘seeing good examples of compliance so far’ with recently implemented Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act

A cotton picker works in a field in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
A cotton picker works in a field in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
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