Amazon came under distribution // World practice

One of the world’s largest marketplaces, American Amazon, has been repeatedly accused in the US and Europe of abusing its dominant position and violating the rights of independent merchants. In July 2019, the European Commission launched a formal investigation against Amazon on suspicion of violating European antitrust laws. As a result, in November 2020, the EU competition authority officially notified Amazon that it impedes competition in the European e-commerce market. The European Commission has not announced the timing of the decision regarding the company. According to American experts, the case may last several years. In December 2021, the Italian Authority for Market Competition Control (AGCM) fined Amazon €1.128 billion for abusing market dominance. The Italian regulator believes that Amazon gave preference to its own logistics service Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) when working with companies trading on the Italian website Amazon.it. In the US in July…

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