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Mar 27, 2023

In a case before the High Court, the World Uyghur Congress argued that UK authorities should have launched money laundering investigations into the cotton imports brought into the UK from the Xinjiang region of China because of the high likelihood of forced labour that was present at the start of the supply chain. The court refused the claim but the reasons indicated that other supply chain challenges could be successful in the future. Companies doing business in China should be on high alert.

In this episode, we dig into the implications of the case for companies dealing with suppliers in China.