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Mexico imports billions of dollars worth of goods under ‘modern slavery’

Mexico City.- Mexico not only has a large share of labor in the countries of the Americas, but also buys 9.2 billion dollars made by “modern slavery” in 2012.

Hey Global index of slavery (Global Slavery Index 2023), produced by human rights to walk Freedetails of the most important electronic imports from the country Chinasuch as laptops, computers and mobile phones, worth 5.5 billion dollars.

It also imports 1.5 billion dollars worth of clothes from the Asian country.

Search: 20 richest countries in the world pay taxes and promote “modern slavery”.

According to the list, Mexico ranks 13th in the countries in the Americas with the highest labor tax.

The prevalence of so-called modern slavery is 6.6% in the country, per thousand inhabitants, above countries such as the United States, Canada, Chile, Uruguay and Costa Rica.

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This year, Mexico barely published an agreement to restrict the importation of products with high labor costs.

The United States is the country that has taken the most measures to oppose slavery in the Americas, followed by Canada, Argentina and Uruguay. While Cuba, Suriname and Venezuela have taken minimal action.

“Of the five G20 countries in the region (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the US), Brazil, Canada, and the United States have studied the most recent slavery in supply chains,” the report says.

The document states G20 countries account for more than half of all people in conditions of exploitation (50 million) importing more than 468 billion dollars of goods with labor tax.

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This is better than 61 billion dollars, if we consider the amount of 354 billion in 2018.

The report adds that more needs to be done to strengthen laws to hold societies accountable and address the gender inequality that drives the modern slavery of women and girls.

According to the Index, climate change has increased the risks of exploitation by forcing people to migrate in an involuntary manner.

As 50 million people globally live in modern slaveryThis is 10 million more than five years ago.

The Global Slavery Index shows that the 10 countries with the highest prevalence of modern slavery are North Korea, Eritrea, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

With information from Reform

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