Federal Efforts to Prevent Imports Produced Using Forced Labor From Entering the U.S.
June 16, 2021
Recent media reports have highlighted the alleged use of forced labor in consumer goods—items ranging from chocolate and seafood to clothing, solar panels and disposable rubber gloves. Globally, an estimated 25 million adults and children are compelled to work under threat or coercion. Their labor generates global profits totaling about $150 billion annually.