August 09, 2017 • Articles
In international trade, the practice of dumping – exporting product at a predatory price to capture market share – is usually associated with aggressive countries intent on moving into a national market at any cost.
Are we now seeing a commercial enterprise with country-sized market muscle get into the dumping business?
I’m referring to the on-line behemoth, Amazon.com.
In the politicized trade arena, governments often accuse each other of dumping. Earlier this year the Trump administration took up the antidumping cause against China on behalf of US steelmakers.