April 16, 2023
The issue with using supply chain information to control product flow from the forced labor area of China

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Most people that work in the worldwide import/export industry are familiar with the Rules of Origin and with terms such as “substantial transformation” and “double substantial transformation”. However, the concept put forth to prevent importation of Uyghur goods is totally alien to the community in that an importer who is the focus of an allegation must prove that no part of his importation(s) has either originated or been furthered in value in the Uyghur Region. In other words, the importer must prove a negative.
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