United States: Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Creates Higher Hurdle For Certain Imports Into The United States

After extensive discussion over many months, the House and Senate both passed a compromise version of the Uyghur Forced Labor Protection Act (the Act) earlier this month and President Biden signed it into law on Thursday, December 23. The law will create new norms and Congressional oversight related to forced labor issues in China, but as a practical matter, its greatest impact may be to increase the challenges in importing goods linked to China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Rebuttable Presumption that Goods Linked to the XUAR Are Produced with Forced Labor

The Act will subject a vast number […]

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