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Carrefour fined in Taiwan over unfair charges on upstream suppliers

By Xu Yuan
  • 21 Oct 2021 22:11
  • 21 Oct 2021 22:11
French supermarket chain Carrefour was fined NT$1.5 million (US$54,000) by the antitrust regulator in Taiwan for imposing unfair charges on suppliers following its merger with rival supermarket chain Wellcome.
The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, or TFTC, started the investigation after receiving complaints from 13 trade associations that have thousands of

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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