Amazon fined 4 million euros in France over competition issues – report


FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France

PARIS (Reuters) – Online retail giant Amazon <AMZN.O> was fined 4 million euros ($4.5 million) by the Paris commercial court on Monday for introducing abusive clauses in its contracts with third-party vendors, French website Nextinpact reported.

The decision by the Paris commercial court was not immediately available. Neither Amazon France, nor the French anti-consumer fraud office at the finance ministry, which had taken the matter to court, returned requests for comments.

(Reporting by Michel Rose, Editing by Rosalba O’Brien)

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