The New Paper

December 24, 2020

Chinese regulators announce antitrust investigation into Alibaba

Chinese regulators announced an antitrust investigation into Alibaba for alleged monopolistic behavior, including the e-commerce giant’s “choosing one from two” policy (which prevents merchants from selling products on rival platforms). The probe marks the latest in growing Chinese regulatory scrutiny over its tech giants.

Extra: Last month, China suspended the IPO of fin-tech giant Ant Group (an Alibaba sister-company) that was otherwise set to become the world’s largest IPO in history.
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