New European 'Machinery Regulation' to cover emerging agricultural technologies
The new "Machinery Regulation," which covers emerging technologies in the manufacturing and importing of agricultural machinery, will come into effect in three and a half years. Its purpose is to...
August 4, 2023
The WTO is working on the modernisation of cross-border e-commerce regulations
According toAxios, the e-commerce market became a 3.5 trillion dollar global market, of which approximately 700 billion dollars is spent on cross-border purchases. However, almost no international or global rules...
March 12, 2019
India proposes new e-commerce regulations with focus on data rules
India outlined a new draft policy for its rapidly growing e-commerce sector on Saturday. The focus in this policy lays on data localisation, improved privacy safeguards and measures to combat...
March 4, 2019
Geoblocking starts today!
Starting today, the new geoblocking regulation designed by the European Union comes into force. It means that customers from other countries can shop on a localised web shop and products...
December 3, 2018
It's almost time! Geoblocking regulation on its way
Starting December 3rd, it is forbidden for web shops to exclude or discriminate consumers based on their location. This has some implications for your shop.  Research performed by the European...
October 26, 2018
Austria and China sign online trade agreement
Austria and China have signed an agreement, which should give Austrian retailers easier access to the Chinese e-commerce market. Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, is currently...
April 20, 2018
European Parliament: Improving cross-border parcel delivery to boost buying online
According to the European Commission, clearer information on the prices of parcel delivery services should help to increase consumer confidence in cross-border shopping and shipping. The new rules are part...
March 14, 2018
Germany steps up against tax-fraud on
German tax authorities have confiscated goods from large(r) Chinese merchants in Amazon warehouses. Their accounts have been blocked because they do not comply to regulations on importing goods. Multiple Chinese...
January 8, 2018
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