CMAI invites information to e-commerce marketplace policy – Indiaretailing.com

The Clothes Manufacturers Association of India (CMA) heartily thanked the Indian Government, especially PMO, Commerce and Textiles Ministry for carrying out the much-awaited marketplace policy, which will bring level players for all domestic sellers.

CMAI welcomes clarification to e-commerce marketplace policy
According to CMAI, the new policy will provide Indian companies chances comparable to the ones Chinese business

got initially, which resulted in building of giants like Alibaba, Tencent and JD The Government of India clarified

the policy related to e-commerce market, on 26 December 2018. DIPP has reaffirmed its policy, restricting market business from using FDI circulation for retail.DIPP has actually even more clarified, that marketplace operators can not get involved inprices or stock models through any acceptable structures like B2B Wholesale, Group Company Structures and so on therefore eliminating all obscurities in the interpretation of the policy. Extra clarification, limiting’unique’ item deals including private labels and so on, further reaffirms the policy’s intent to not permit any FDI in inventory-based e-commerce. Rahul Mehta, President, CMAI stated through a press release that with these clarifications, markets will just function as facilitators of the transaction and not be accountable for the real item. All product sales helped with by markets will be an agreement between the client and the actual seller.The policy has even more mandated filing of declarations by marketplaces, to verify compliance of rules.Mehta likewise specified that this new information will bring much needed level playing field for sellers on marketplaces

. With total constraint on marketplaces to get involved directly in retailing, the policy will provide Indian companies the chance to build stronger retail designs and prevent channel conflicts.He further stated that Indian business will get the opportunity similar to the ones Chinese companies got initially, which led to building of giants like Alibaba, Tencent and JD.Mehta has actually asked for the Federal government to appoint tracking companies to ensure compliance to norms and initiate action against markets that flout the policy.