Tuesday, December 10, 2019

"Amazon websites could be added to USTR's 'Notorious Markets' list: WSJ"

From Reuters, December 6:
The Trump administration is considering putting some of Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) overseas websites on a list of global marketplaces known for counterfeit goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

The action would be taken by the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office through its annual “Notorious Markets” list, the report said, adding that no decisions have been made and that similar proposals last year were eventually discarded.

Amazon said it “strictly prohibits” counterfeit products on its platforms and invests heavily to protect customers from such items....MORE