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Italy hands Amazon EUR 1.13 bln fine for harming competition in e-commerce logistics

Thursday 9 December 2021 | 09:07 CET | News
Update: 9 December 2021 | 13:53 CET
Italy's antitrust and competition authority AGCM said it has fined Amazon a total of EUR 1.13 billion for alleged abuse of market dominance in e-commerce logistics services. Specifically, the regulator said Amazon had harmed competing operators by favouring the adoption of its own logistics service – Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) – among sellers active on Amazon.it to the detriment of logistics services offered by competing operators, and to strengthen its own dominant position.

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[09/12/2021 13:53- Update: Adds Amazon statement in response to the fine.]


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