Stories behind Xinjiang cotton cooperation ceased by BCI over forced labor rumors

(Global Times) 08:32, March 31, 2021

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a non-governmental organization that aims to promote better standards in cotton farming, has suspended licenses to companies in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a move that may deal a blow to related industries in the region.

BCI's decision has been made right when the anti-China forces in the US and some Western countries are making concerted efforts to slander China's policies in its Xinjiang region. Are there any links between BCI's decision and anti-China forces' efforts? What is the reality for Xinjiang's cotton-related industries? Here is the truth.

(Web editor: Wen Ying, Liang Jun)


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