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Cablegate: China: Post Concurrence On Dol's Update Of

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FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5671
RUEHC/DEPT OF LABOR WASHDC IMMEDIATE
INFO RUEHOO/CHINA POSTS COLLECTIVE
RUEHXI/LABOR COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS BEIJING 002362

DOL/ILAB FOR BRANDIE SASSER AND CHARITA CASTRO
DRL/ILCSR FOR MARK MITTELHAUSER

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ELAB PHUM EIND ETRD SOCI CH
SUBJECT: CHINA: POST CONCURRENCE ON DOL'S UPDATE OF
EXECUTIVE ORDER 13126 LIST

Ref: A) SECSTATE 80911
B) BEIJING 100

SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED: NOT INTENDED FOR
INTERNET DISTRIBUTION

1. (SBU) Post appreciates the opportunity to review
the Department of Labor's draft update to its list
of products that have been "mined, produced or
manufactured using forced or indentured child labor"
pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13126 (Ref A).
Post concurs with the list and has no additions or
deletions to recommend.

2. (SBU) Post would also like to reiterate the
caveats expressed in Ref B and previous and request
that these concerns be incorporated in E.O. 13126
process documentation as appropriate.


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