Alibaba fined $2.8 billion on monopoly charge in China

Chinese regulators have fined giant e-commerce giant Alibaba USD 2.8 billion on charges of violating anti-monopoly rules.

The ruling Communist Party is tightening control over China‘s biggest e-commerce and other internet companies and has warned them not to use their industry dominance to stifle competition.

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The State Administration for Market Regulation announced Saturday that Alibaba was fined for “abusing its dominant position” to limit competition in online retailing.

Alibaba is the world’s biggest e-commerce company by total volume of goods sold across its platforms.


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