Global brands like H&M and Nike are under fire for accusing China that cotton from Xinjiang is produced by the forced labour of Uyghur captives. They are in a dilemma as failing to stop the use of Xinjiang cotton may invite legal trouble from Washington with the US ban on imports. Besides, purging Xinjiang cotton will invite the wrath of the Chinese government which may get their business boycotted.
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Global apparel brands like H&M, Nike and Adidas are facing boycott in China for their stand against alleged abuse of Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang. Reportedly, H&M had earlier stated that it is concerned about Uighur Muslims being forced into labour to produce cotton in Xinjiang. Meanwhile, several Chinese celebrities have started cutting ties with Swedish brand H&M, while major e-commerce platforms in the country have … read-more