In January, the U.S. banned cotton from China's Xinjiang province -- which constitutes one-fifth of the world's cotton supply -- citing forced labor and other abuses of the region's Uighur population. This article looks at the impact of this decision on the global textile industry and its supply chains, including emerging technologies to verify the sourcing of a given shipment of cotton. www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-cotton-sanctions-xinjiang-uighurs/2021/02/21/a8a4b128-70ee-11eb-93be-c10813e358a2_story.html
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