US President Joe Biden has signed into law the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act, which will effectively ban all imports from the Xinjiang region. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden has signed into law the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act, which will effectively ban all imports from the Xinjiang region. Photo: Getty Images/TNS

US President Joe Biden signs Xinjiang forced-labour bill into law

  • The ban on imports from Xinjiang will go into effect in June, with disruptions to the global supply chain likely
  • Law creates a ‘rebuttable presumption’ that all goods sourced wholly or in part in Xinjiang are tainted by the use of forced labour in their production

US President Joe Biden has signed into law the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act, which will effectively ban all imports from the Xinjiang region. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden has signed into law the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act, which will effectively ban all imports from the Xinjiang region. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
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