G7 Meeting: Global parliamentary alliance calls for reform of supply chains over forced labour issue in China

China News

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Amid the ongoing Group of Seven (G7) summit in UK, a cross-party Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) has called on G7 leaders to reform global supply chains in light of widespread forced labour abuses in Xinjiang region.

Parliamentarians from Canada, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States call for supply chain transparency and bans on forced labour imports amid the G7 Summit in the UK, according to an official release by IPAC.

In a letter addressed to leaders participating in the summit, IPAC called for the G7 states to ban imports of goods produced by forced labour and to establish minimum standards of transparency and disclosure for companies operating in areas at a known risk of forced labour.

The letter also called for the G7 to propose a global infrastructure developmentā€¦

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