The European Union’s imports from Xinjiang more than doubled over the first half of this year, despite concerns over the use of forced labour in the western Chinese region.Shipments to the EU rose by 131 per cent year on year in the first six months, compared with a 35 per cent increase in exports from China as a whole to the bloc, according to calculations by the South China Morning Post, based on Chinese customs data.The strong exports were led by some commodities – including tomato-based…

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