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U.S., EU, Japan pledge increased effort to rid trading system of forced labor

September 15, 2022 at 12:39 PM
Trade and labor ministers from the U.S., Japan and the European Union on Thursday pledged to strengthen efforts to stamp out forced labor from the global trading system, saying they share a commitment to exploring new policies to further that goal. “We reemphasize our commitment to eradicating all forms of forced labor, including state-sponsored forced labor, from our rules-based multilateral trading system, and resolve to strengthen national and international efforts to meet this commitment,” the ministers said in a joint...

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