Predatory Pricing in Japan - The Battle Between Yamato and Japan Post in the Parcel Delivery Market
Vande Walle, Simon, The Japanese courts dismiss a predatory pricing lawsuit brought by Yamato against Japan Post, e-Competitions Bulletin, Article Nr. 72926, www.concurrences.com.
8 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last revised: 19 Apr 2021
Date Written: July 1, 2015
This article analyses and comments on Yamato v. Japan Post, one of Japan’s leading cases on predatory pricing. The case clarified the test to assess whether prices are predatory and, hence, unlawful. It also offers a glimpse at the intense competition in Japan's parcel delivery market.
Keywords: competition law, antitrust law, predatory pricing
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