DHS Announces 26 Additional PRC-Based Textile Companies to the UFLPA Entity List


By: Arthur Bodek

On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the addition of 26 textile companies based in China to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List. The UFLPA creates four categories of covered entities. All of the new additions fall within the category covering “facilities and entities, including the [XPCC], that source material from Xinjiang or from persons working with the government of Xinjiang or the [XPCC] for purposes of the ‘‘poverty alleviation’’ program or the ‘‘pairing-assistance’’ program or any other government-labor scheme that uses forced labor.”