DPIIT Holds Meeting with Amazon, Flipkart Following Complaint by Traders’ Body

New Delhi: Senior officials of a Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Thursday hold assembly with member of e-commerce firms Amazon and Flipkart following a censure by traders’ physique CAIT.

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) Secretary-General Praveen Khandelwal has purported that e-commerce companies are following reprobate business indication and are infringing unfamiliar approach investment norms.

They have also purported that e-commerce companies are concerned in rapacious pricing, low discounting, detriment appropriation and exclusivity of several products that is not authorised underneath a FDI policy.

The assembly was chaired by an additional secretary-level officer of a department.

Commenting on a meeting, Amazon orator said, “We had open and pure contention with DPIIT officials. We appreciate a Ministry of Commerce and Industry for a event and we are always accessible for serve rendezvous as needed.”

In a matter released on Wednesday, CAIT has settled that realising a impact and significance of a emanate lifted by it, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has destined DPIIT Secretary Guru Mohpatra to call both Amazon and Flipkart to explain a points.

“Instead of personification in a professional demeanour as requisite on them as per fundamentals of marketplace model, online retailers are by-passing all such fundamentals and holding advantage of systematic loopholes,” it has said.

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