Amazon fines $ 4.5 million in France for competition issues: report

PARIS: online retail giant Amazon He was fined 4 million euros ($ 4.5 million) by the Paris commercial court for introducing abusive clauses in his contracts with external suppliers, a French website said Tuesday.

The decision of the commercial court in Paris was not immediately available.

"The court ruled on a limited number of clauses, most of which were already updated earlier this year," Amazon said in a written comment sent to Reuters.

As always, we remain focused on developing the best possible service for our customers and sales partners.

The French consumer fraud control agency in its ministry of finance, which had taken the matter to court, did not respond to a request for comment.