China warns Walmart and Samsung club of allegedly withdrawing Xinjiang products from their stores
2 ene 2022 16:22 GMT
The Chinese anti-corruption agency on Friday accused US retailer Walmart and its Chams Club chain of “myopia and nonsense” following reports that it had withdrawn from sales products in the Xinjiang region. Reports Reuters.
Last week, the Samsung Club came under criticism in China after users of the social networking site Weibo began sharing videos and images condemning the removal of products from the region from online use. Shops in Asian country.
The situation follows the announcement by US President Joe Biden of a law banning the import of goods produced in Xinjiang, which is said to have used forced labor from China by Uighur minorities living in the northwestern region. Beijing, for its part, denies allegations of forced labor and other abuses in the region.
Following online reports, Reuters reported that the Communist Party’s Central Commission for Disciplinary Action had issued a statement on its website accusing the Sams Club of ignoring Xinjiang’s products and trying to “confuse” the matter by remaining silent.
Neither Walmart nor the Samsung Club have made public comments on the matter, while Walmart did not respond to a request for comment on Friday.