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EC plans competition investigation in e-commerce market

Thursday 26 March 2015 | 10:33 CET | News
European Union regulators plan to open a year-long investigation into e-commerce as part of efforts to do away with barriers and boost cross-border trade in the region. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she decided to launch a sector inquiry into e-commerce trade because a number of barriers were hampering the growth of online sales as well as signs that some companies may be deliberating blocking such trade, Reuters reports. "It is high time to remove remaining barriers to e-commerce, which is a vital part of a true Digital Single Market in Europe," Vestager told

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