Amazon Xinjiang Cotton Ban. The Swedish retailer announced earlier this month it would stop buying cotton from Xinjiang saying it was "deeply concerned" about reports of forced labour there. Bans Xinjiang Cotton to Combat Slave Labor.
Cotton fields in the Xinjiang region of China. The agency said the region-wide ban was "based on information that reasonably indicates the use of detainee or. The Swedish retailer announced earlier this month it would stop buying cotton from Xinjiang saying it was "deeply concerned" about reports of forced labour there.
There could be methods to determine the origin of cotton but unless we have some customs officer So it's supposed to ban goods made from Xinjiang cotton.
A new ban on imports of cotton from the area could have sweeping implications for apparel makers.
Meanwhile, pro-Xinjiang cotton hashtags — Xinjiang's snow [pure] white cotton, Xinjiang cotton Representatives for Amazon, Target and Walmart could not immediately be reached for comment. Customs and Border Patrol issued a ban on imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Xinjiang region in China, citing Beijing's use of forced labor. Nike faced fury on Chinese social media after the company issued a statement saying it was "concerned about reports of forced labour".