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Germany passes supply chain law to curb exploitation in Asia

Business lobby says rules pass buck after political failure to act on human rights

Workers on a production line at a cotton textile factory in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, in April 2021.    © Reuters

HAMBURG, Germany -- Germany's parliament on Friday passed a supply chain law that is set to disrupt the way the country's companies, as well as German subsidiaries of foreign companies, conduct business in Asia.

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