US to ban imports of all cotton and tomato products from China’s Xinjiang region By Reuters

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is imposing a regional ban on all cotton and tomato products from China’s western Xinjiang region over allegations that they are carried out with the forced labor of detained Uighur Muslims, Customs and Customs Office said on Wednesday United States Border Protection. The measure, another step by the Trump Administration in its final days to impose severe economic sanctions on China, applies to raw fibers, clothing and textiles made from cotton grown in Xinjiang, as well as tomato and food products. seeds of the region. The ban, known as a detainer order, also applies to products processed or manufactured in third countries, CBP officials said at a news conference.

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