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UP Traders Board discusses ecommerce retail policy; to offer suggestions

UP traders have been vociferously demanding that the Centre and UP govt formulate an ecomm and online trade policy to protest small retailers from the "onslaught" of global ecommerce players



Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Amid growing clamour over regularising ecommerce and protecting traditional sellers from foreign retail giants, Uttar Pradesh Traders Welfare Board on Thursday asserted that it would act for protecting the interests of traders.

Board chairman Ravikant Garg said the institutional body was seized of the ecommerce debate and was already in the process of evolving consensus among traders before coming out with suggestions.

"On the issue of ecommerce, there are divergent views among the state traders. While, some are in support of ecommerce, others are apprehensive of its likely impact. We will consider the viewpoints of all the stakeholders in this regard," he
Topics : ecommerce

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 5:30 PM IST

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