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Uniqlo falls foul of CBP over Xinjiang as Guess, H&M cotton on to China risks

China 2916 Cons. Discr. - Apparel 453 Cons. Discr. - Retailing 422 Sanctions 134 U.S. 5234

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities issued a withhold release order for imports of cotton shirts from China linked to Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo, reportedly citing concerns about the use of alleged forced labor in the Xinjiang region. Panjiva’s data shows 43.6% of Fast Retailing’s imports of cotton shirts to the U.S. came from China in the 12 months to April 30. The firm has been focusing away from China and towards Vietnam, which accounted for 40.7% of the total. Other importers of cotton shirts from China have already been cutting their shipments, as Fast Retailing has done...

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