• Xinjiang Cotton: A Case of Difficult Decisions

    1 month ago - By Luxuo

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    Cotton, the raw material integral in the production of many of the world's garments, is in the spotlight for the past week. In particular, cotton sourced from the Xinjiang region takes the centre stage and is the source of contention that has resulted in H&M and other Western brands such as Adidas, Burberry and Nike being boycotted by its Chinese customers.
    Now, why is this a big issue and shouldn't these Western brands be given the freedom to choose where they obtain their raw materials? The short answer is, yes, these Western brands have the liberty...
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