Amazon Japan offices raided in foe probe

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Amazon Japan pronounced a offices have been raided by a country’s satisfactory trade regulator on guess of anti-trust violations.

The online tradesman is suspected of seeking suppliers to shoulder costs incurred for offered their products during a discount, according to media reports.

The organisation pronounced it is auxiliary with a review by Japan’s Fair Trade Commission (JTFC), Reuters reported.

JTFC declined to yield some-more sum on a box when contacted by a BBC.

It’s not a initial time Amazon Japan has been investigated over anti-trust breaches.

In 2016, JTFC raided a firm’s offices on suspicions it had foul forced retailers to set prices on Amazon Japan as low or reduce than prices for those products listed on other e-commerce sites.

Regulators finished a review in Jun final year when Amazon Japan concluded to stop a practice.