Xinjiang import ban creates compliance challenges for supply chains
General counsel will need to have a hard conversation with their company leadership over a federal law that took effect last week restricting imports that come through the Xinjiang region of China because of what western governments have called the use of enslaved Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities by companies there.
Fingers crossed as West Coast port labor talks head into overtime
The employers who operate West Coast port terminals and the union representing dockworkers on Friday rejected calls to extend their contract that was set to expire at 5 p.m. PST, but they promised to keep cargo moving without interruption until an agreement is reached.
U.S resuscitates bid at G-7 to counter China’s belt and road
President Joe Biden rebooted his effort to counter China’s flagship trade-and-infrastructure initiative after an earlier campaign faltered, enlisting the support of Group of Seven leaders at their summit in Germany.