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Alibaba, labeled ‘notorious,’ faces growing pressure over fakes

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On Wednesday, American trade officials said that they had added Taobao, the Alibaba Group's sprawling online shopping bazaar in China, to its list of the world’s most notorious markets for counterfeit goods," reports Cao Li. “The addition — an embarrassing setback four years after Alibaba successfully lobbied American officials to drop the platform from the list — comes as the owners of brands increasingly complain about the proliferation of fakes on the company's sales platforms."
3 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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