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U.S. effort to combat forced labor targets corporate China ties

The Biden administration is expected to face scrutiny as it decides how to enforce a new ban on products made with forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China.

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Solar industry ties to China's Xinjiang region raise forced labor concerns

Solar industry ties to China's Xinjiang region raise forced labor concerns

Hoshine, the top producer of metallurgical-grade silicon, has used state labor programs that researchers say could taint the solar supply chain.
Biden weighs ban on China’s solar material over forced labor
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Biden weighs ban on China’s solar material over forced labor

Lawmakers have pushed Biden to impose import restrictions on polysilicon similar to ones the Trump administration imposed on cotton, tomatoes and other products from Xinjiang.
China’s solar dominance presents Biden with an ugly dilemma
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China’s solar dominance presents Biden with an ugly dilemma

President Biden’s vow to work with China on issues like climate change is clashing with his promise to defend human rights.
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