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Is China’s Homegrown Better Cotton Workaround ‘Dead on Arrival’?

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China has launched its own “sustainable” cotton certification program as a retaliatory strike against what it has deemed unfounded Western accusations about human-rights abuses in its cotton-rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), where reports of forced labor of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim minorities have intensified in recent years. The China Cotton Association (CCA), a…

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