July 20, 2021

Over the past few years, the US government has increased scrutiny of products imported into the United States in an effort to combat the use of forced labor and other human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang). Following a number of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Withhold Release Orders (WROs) and associated detentions of goods potentially associated with Xinjiang, proposed legislation that would further expand such CBP enforcement, and an updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory (Advisory), it is now more important than ever for US importers to clearly document each step in a supply chain.

Law360 published the alert.