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US adds e-commerce sites operated by Tencent, Alibaba to ‘notorious markets’ list

E-commerce sites operated by China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd had been included on the U.S. authorities’s newest “notorious markets” list of entities that allegedly promote or facilitate the sale of counterfeit items, the U.S. Trade Representative’s workplace mentioned.

The list identifies 42 on-line markets and 35 bodily markets which are reported to have interaction in or facilitate substantial trademark counterfeiting or copyright piracy.

“This includes identifying for the first time AliExpress and the WeChat e-commerce ecosystem, two significant China-based online markets that reportedly facilitate substantial trademark counterfeiting”, the USTR workplace mentioned in an announcement.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)



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