The List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor, mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, includes one new country, Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland), and ten new goods (amber, bovines, cabbages, carrots, cereal grains, lettuce, mica, peppers, sheep, and sweet potatoes) from particular countries that the Department of Labor has reason to believe are produced with child labor or forced labor in violation of international standards. This edition also features the removal of cotton from both Paraguay and Uzbekistan that had been produced by child labor previously, sugarcane from Panama previously produced by child labor, and physic nuts from Burma that had been produced by forced labor previously.

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French Law on the Corporate Duty of Vigilance – A Practical and Multidimensional Perspective
Publications 14 December 2017

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Publications 01 March 2018

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