U.S. ramps up warnings of business risks in China's Xinjiang region

Business Jul 14, 2021

U.S. ramps up warnings of business risks in China's Xinjiang region

The U.S. government on Tuesday strengthened its warnings to businesses about the growing risks of having supply chain and investment links to China's Xinjiang region, citing forced labor and human rights abuses there. "Given the severity and extent of these abuses, businesses and individuals that ...

China’s 'guochao' nationalism

Commentary / Japan Jun 23, 2021

China’s 'guochao' nationalism

by Yoichi Funabashi

In China, a boycott of leading global brands that have announced they will not use cotton produced using the forced labor of Muslims in Xinjiang province continues. Among the targets of this boycott are Swedish apparel manufacturer H&M and American and German sportswear manufacturers ...