India launches raids against Amazon, Flipkart sellers Cloudtail, Appario

India launches raids against Amazon, Flipkart sellers Cloudtail, Appario

FILE PHOTO: A delivery worker carries an Amazon package to deliver it to a customer at a residential apartment in Ahmedabad, India, March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo

India’s antitrust body launched raids early on Thursday against two top domestic sellers of online retail giant Amazon.com Inc, and some on Walmart’s Flipkart, following accusations of competition law violations, sources told Reuters.

Indian retailers, key supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have long contended that Amazon and Flipkart’s platforms benefit a few big sellers, via predatory pricing, though the companies say they comply with all Indian laws.

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