The government has received complaints against marketplace e-commerce entities

Parliament of India

The government has received complaints from traders, retailers and industry associations against marketplace e-commerce entities regarding deep discounting, predatory pricing and misuse of market dominance

Complaints have been forwarded to relevant Government agencies for necessary examination and investigation

New Delhi, 30 JUL 2021: The government of India has received complaints from traders, retailers and industry associations against marketplace e-commerce entities regarding deep discounting, predatory pricing and misuse of market dominance.

The said complaints have been forwarded to relevant Government agencies for necessary examination and investigation.

Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2020 were notified on 23rd July 2020. In order to further strengthen the regulatory framework for the prevention of unfair trade practices in e-Commerce, the Government has sought suggestions on the Proposed Amendments to the Rules by placing it on the website of the Department of Consumer Affairs.

Comments from many stakeholders on the draft e-Commerce policy have been received relating to the definition of e-Commerce, the role of marketplace entities and liabilities of e-Commerce companies, among other related issues.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Som Parkash, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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