International Alliance Of MPs Calls For Blacklisting Of Chinese Firms
The Daily Guardian|January 28, 2022
An international cross-party network of legislators across the European Union, the United Kingdom, India, Australia, and Canada have called on their governments to block investors from bankrolling firms perpetrating forced labor abuses in China's Xinjiang province.

This comes after reports emerged that HSBC has held shares in a subsidiary of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), which was hit by US Treasury Department sanctions in 2020. The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) said the 35 legislators, representing over 10 countries, urged their governments to draw up a blacklist of entities identified as perpetrating atrocities in the Uyghur Region, with firms barred from investing in blacklisted entities.

The calls were made in a series of separate letters, attached, coordinated by the IPAC, and sent last week.

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