The State Administration of Market Regulation has officially started investigating Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices. Photo: Bloomberg The State Administration of Market Regulation has officially started investigating Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices. Photo: Bloomberg
The State Administration of Market Regulation has officially started investigating Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices. Photo: Bloomberg
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Alibaba antitrust investigation: what is the ‘picking one from the two’ practice that triggered an official probe?

  • Chinese regulators will look into the ‘picking one from two’ practice as part of their probe into Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices
  • The tactic, in which online merchants are forced to pick only one platform as their exclusive distribution channel, is widespread in China’s e-commerce market

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The State Administration of Market Regulation has officially started investigating Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices. Photo: Bloomberg The State Administration of Market Regulation has officially started investigating Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices. Photo: Bloomberg
The State Administration of Market Regulation has officially started investigating Alibaba Group Holding over suspected monopolistic practices. Photo: Bloomberg
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