Export data from Xinjiang has vanished from China’s monthly economic reports

Cotton packed for trade in Xinjiang, China.Photo: China Photos (Getty Images) China, accused of using forced labor in the fields and factories of Xinjiang, has scrubbed export data for the region from its monthly economic report. The disappearance of the detailed trade data comes in the wake of a US ban on Xinjiang exports that […]

The China-Taiwan dispute explained

In recent months, China has ramped up its threats towards Taiwan, with incursions by military jets into the island’s air space and missiles fired into the sea around it. Beijing regards the territory as part of its territory and has vowed to bring it back under China’s control. President Joe Biden has made clear that […]