China says H&M changed online map after criticism, Retail News, ET Retail

BEIJING – Chinese regulators on Friday claimed H&M has agreed to change a “problematic map” on the web pursuing govt criticism, introducing to tension on the Swedish retailer amid a conflict with Western governments in excess of China’s policies in its Xinjiang location.

The ruling Communist Celebration lashed out at H&M, Nike and other shoe and garments models final week after the United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed vacation and fiscal sanctions on officers accused of abuses in Xinjiang in China’s northwest.

Friday’s announcement by the Shanghai town govt gave no facts, but vacation, garments and other models have been pressured to change how Taiwan, the island democracy which Beijing promises as part of its territory, and other sensitive places are depicted on their web sites. H&M didn’t react to a request for details.

The town govt claimed “Online end users noted to administration of H&M’s internet

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