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MOC: Global industry bodies, firms to visit Xinjiang

A farmer picks cotton in a field in Hami, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in the fall of 2020. (PHOTO BY PILATES / FOR CHINADAILY.COM.CN)

BEIJING – China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday that relevant representatives of international industry bodies and foreign firms in China will visit Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the near future.

Gao Feng, Ministry of Commerce spokesperson, said representatives of international industry bodies and foreign firms in China will visit cotton fields and mills in Xinjiang

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They will visit cotton fields and cotton mills in Xinjiang, MOC spokesperson Gao Feng told a news briefing.

Gao said he believed there would be more and more firms and organizations that respect facts and truth as well as conform to the law of the market.

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China urges certain countries to immediately correct their bullying practices of unjustifiably suppressing Chinese companies, and is ready to continue to provide active support for foreign firms to conduct trade and investment with Xinjiang, Gao said.