U.S. bars imports from more footwear, seafood and aluminum firms allegedly linked with Uyghur forced labour

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The U.S. has added three more companies to an entity list that bars imports from firms allegedly involved with Uyghur forced labour in China, according to a U.S. government notice posted online on Tuesday. The latest targets include shoe manufacturer Dongguan Oasis Shoes Co, electrolytic aluminum maker Xinjiang Shenhuo Coal and Electricity Co and food processor Shandong Meijia Group Co, also known as Rizhao Meijia Group, the notice from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said. “Through these actions, DHS is increasing its focus on seafood, aluminum, and shoes – sectors that play an important role in Xinjiang’s economy –...