The company apologized on Thursday after the letter sparked controversy in China.
Sanctions from the United States and other Western countries over Xinjiang have sparked a pushback from the Chinese government, which calls the camps “vocational training centers” designed to combat poverty and religious extremism.
In an email to CNN Business, an Intel spokesperson said the company would continue to ensure its global sourcing complies with applicable laws and regulations in the United States and in other jurisdictions.
“We issued a statement in China to address concerns raised by our stakeholders there regarding how we communicated certain legal requirements and policies with our global supplier network,” it added.
On Thursday, Zhao Lijian, a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry, said that “claims related to Xinjiang, such as forced labor” are “lies by US’s anti-China forces.”
“We hope relevant businesses respect facts, distinguishing between right and wrong,” he said.
— CNN’s Beijing bureau contributed to this report.