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US-China tensions

U.S. ban on Xinjiang imports to set off supply chain scramble

Sanctions to force deep dives by manufacturers to root out forced labor

A Uniqlo store in Beijing. A shipment of shirts to the U.S. was blocked earlier this year under a narrower import ban.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON/TOKYO -- With a bill that would in effect ban imports from China's Xinjiang region now awaiting U.S. President Joe Biden's signature, companies from apparel vendors to solar panel makers are getting ready to rework their supply chains.

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