forced labour

What will the EU forced labour law mean for the fashion sector?

The European Council announced proposals for improvements to the text that prohibits products made with forced labour from the EU…

Xinjiang forced labour claimed to be ‘more prevalent’ but ‘less visible’

According to the research, the Chinese government has "intensified" employment and training requirements for targeted rural populations with the aim…

European Council adopts mandate to ban forced labour goods in EU

The European Council (EC)'s mandate has clarified the regulation's scope by including products offered for distance sales. It also has…

Vietnam beats China for most UFLPA reviewed shipments in 2023

The US Customs and Border Protection launched an interactive dashboard in March last year under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention…

Regatta refutes ‘forced labour’ claims after ‘Chinese prison ID’ found in coat

UK news publication The Guardian reported the coat was ordered online in Regatta’s Black Friday sale. The customer claimed the…

US senators urge CBP to take action in safeguarding textile supply chains

The letter by a group of US senators including Ron Wyden, Bill Cassidy, Tim Kaine, Thom Tillis, Mark Warner, Lindsey…

China fashion market seeks to diversify as Xinjiang takes its toll

The China National Garment Association (CNGA) in a briefing on China’s clothing industry economic operations for H1 2023 warned China’s…

Sri Lanka’s eco-friendly apparel manufacturing surges with GOTS certification uptick

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), a global processing standard for textiles manufactured using organic fibres, has revealed a substantial…

NCTO outlines four ways to tackle forced labour in fashion supply chain

NCTO has delivered a testimony at a congressional hearing to highlight the rise of imports arriving in the US containing…

Three textile firms added to US Entity List update in Xinjiang forced labour link fears

The Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force (FLETF), chaired by US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has added Xinjiang Zhongtai Group…