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Approval of the Commitment Plan submitted by Amazon Japan G.K.

September 10, 2020
Japan Fair Trade Commission

     In response to the notice which the Japan Fair Trade Commission (hereinafter referred to as the “JFTC”) issued to Amazon Japan G.K. (hereinafter referred to as “Amazon Japan”) in accordance with the Commitment Procedures on July 10, 2020, Amazon Japan made an application for approval of the JFTC. The JFTC investigated Amazon Japan and suspected that activities of Amazon Japan violated the Article 19 (note) of the Antimonopoly Act.
     (note) Unfair Trade Practices stipulated in the Article 2, Paragraph (9), Item (v) [Abuse of Superior Bargaining Position] of the Antimonopoly Act.

     The JFTC, after considering the application, recognized that the commitment plan of Amazon Japan would conform to the requirements and approved it today.

     This approval of the commitment plan does not represent the determination that the activities of Amazon Japan constituted the violation under the Antimonopoly Act of the Antimonopoly Act.

This announcement is a tentative translation.

Please refer to the original text written in Japanese for more details.

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