NetEase Francisco April 14th message, according to foreign media reports, American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) last week sent a letter to the office of the U.S. trade representative, Alibaba selling issues complaints. The association also sent a copy of the complaint letter to the chairman of the securities and exchange commission.
improved selling slow progress has once again been included in the American Association of notoriety list
American Apparel and Footwear Association said that Alibaba in the solution of Taobao platform and selling on the slow progress of concern, also said the crackdown is increasing. American Apparel and footwear association is a trade association, with more than 1 thousand members of the brand.
complaint letters said: "Taobao is a Alibaba is one of the world’s largest selling platform. Our members find countless fakes on Taobao every day, resulting in loss of sales, reputation damage, legal costs and internal resource consumption of millions of dollars."
letter also pointed out that "although some members barely requires the platform to take down a small part of the infringing products, but other members involved in the program on the progress of unnecessary and overelaborate formalities. And fakes often in the next few days or even a few days after the on-line."
the United States Trade Representative Office in 2012 will be removed from the Taobao 301 notorious markets list, but at the same time that the fake still prevails in the site. U.S. trade representative’s office in 2013 and in the report in 2014 did not join Taobao list.
American Apparel and Footwear Association said that since the notoriety was excluded from the list, Taobao’s growing and selling behavior.
said in the letter of the association, he has been working with the representatives of the Alibaba, Ali also listened to his proposal, but the relevant recommendations failed to translate into practical action. This association has lost confidence that the Alibaba is unwilling or unable to solve the problem of fakes.
American Apparel and Footwear Association recommends that the United States Trade Representative Office clear, if the selling situation has not been improved, in 2015 the report will be included in the list of Taobao to notoriety.
Alibaba spokesman said the company since 2012 and the American Apparel and footwear association cooperation, discuss how to solve the network problems and selling Ali with the association and its members together. We’ve been talking to AAFA."