By David Lawder Reuters Posted September 9, 2020 12:55 am
Updated September 9, 2020 12:56 am
U.S. impose sanctions on senior Chinese official over alleged Uighur rights abuse
The Trump administration announcement of the actions, initially expected on Tuesday, has been put off until later this week because of “scheduling issues,” a CBP spokesman said.
The cotton and tomato bans along with five other import bans over alleged Xinjiang forced-labor abuses would be an unprecedented move by CBP and likely stoke tensions between the world’s two largest economies.