G-7 Leaders Agree to Stand against Forced Labor in Global Supply Chain

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President Biden and other leaders from G-7 decided to unify and resolve issues pertaining to free and fair trade. The global leaders agreed to collectively set up concrete actions to fight against the issues of forced labor, anti-corruption, and ransomware.

Eradicating Forced Labor

The G-7 countries took note that forced labor is prevalent in many sectors around the world. They specifically noted forced labor of vulnerable groups and minorities and supply chains of the agricultural, solar, and garment sectors. The supply chain concerns of Xinjiang were also highlighted.

The global leaders committed to protecting the rights of laborers and ensuring all global supply chains are free from forced labor. Areas with forced labor will be identified and efforts made to strengthen cooperation with those areas to eradicate all forms of forced labor in global supply chains, ensuring compliance with the international and national labor laws.

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