Amazon websites could possibly be added to ‘Infamous Markets’ record: WSJ


FILE PHOTO: The brand of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail retailer in New York Metropolis, U.S., February 14, 2019. Information/Brendan McDermid

(Information) – The Trump administration is contemplating placing a few of Inc’s abroad web sites on an inventory of world marketplaces identified for counterfeit items, the Wall Avenue Journal reported on Friday, citing individuals accustomed to the matter.

The motion could be taken by the U.S. Commerce Consultant’s Workplace by way of its annual “Infamous Markets” record, the report mentioned, including that no choices have been made and that related proposals final 12 months have been ultimately discarded.

Neither Amazon nor the U.S. Commerce Consultant’s Workplace responded to Information requests for remark.

Reporting by Ambhini Aishwarya in Bengaluru; enhancing by Patrick Graham