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U.S. Bans Imports of Some Chinese Solar Materials Tied to Forced Labor

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Much of the world’s polysilicon, used to make solar panels, comes from Xinjiang, where the United States has accused China of committing genocide through its repression of Uyghurs.

By Thomas Kaplan, Chris Buckley and Brad Plumer

The White House on Thursday announced steps to crack down on forced labor in the supply chain for solar panels from Xinjiang, including a ban on imports from a silicon producer there.

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