US Customs Halts Imports of Forced Labour Cotton

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a Withhold Release order (WRO), formally banning the importation of all Turkmenistan cotton or cotton products produced in whole or in part with Turkmenistan cotton.  According to Patricia Jureicz, Co-Founder of the Cotton Campaign and Drirector of Responsible Sourcing Network, the ban means retailers and brands need to move quickly to identify and eliminate Turkmen cotton from their supply chains. More.

Sonja Duncan