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Closure of antitrust probe into Rakuten marketplace gets mixed reactions in Japan

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 07 Dec 2021 04:34
  • 07 Dec 2021 04:34
Reactions have been mixed to the announcement yesterday by Japan's competition enforcer that it would end its investigation into Rakuten Group's potentially exploitative conduct at its online mall by accepting the company's voluntary measures. 

Handing down its findings, the Japan Fair Trade Commission, or JFTC, pointed out some facts indicating an abuse of superior

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