Xinjiang’s sprawling conglomerate may be biggest ever to face US sanctions

Linda Lew
Published: 12:00pm, 24 Aug, 2020

One of China’s most secretive and expansive organisations, the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, has moved into an international spotlight it would probably rather avoid after the entity and three of its officials were put on a United States sanctions list for links to alleged human rights abuses.

Known as XPCC, the organisation operates in the area of China that shares its name, Xinjiang, an autonomous region three times larger than France in China’s far west that borders Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

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