Iraq: Electronic Shopping Between the Advantages and Disadvantages
|March 10, 2014||Filled under Iraq Business News|
Iraq Business News -
Increased in recent shopping sites, electronic, which had been well received by the citizens of the diversity of goods and ease of delivery, but the specialists in this regard warn of falling into the entangled to the lack of sufficient awareness of this kind of shopping.
Comes at a time demanded by the Ministry of Trade legislation package laws regulating operations of online shopping, the breadth of the preparation of sites that promote various forms of merchandise, and escorted from the fraud carried out by some of these sites.
Sees a member of the advisory body in the Baghdad Chamber of Commerce Abdul Rasul Hasnawi that shopping remotely in Iraq where taboos, the lack of ground cultural commercial to educate citizens, calling on visual media and print to the importance of educating the citizen positive aspects and cons of this type of shopping.
“This kind of shopping affect the local market business has many negative, including the delivery of the goods to the citizen without accessible and be non- to recover, since some of the material to be expired, as well as not being subject to laboratory tests and conditions for quality control, “while that all goods entering the country through trade and imports are subject to the evaluation of the four companies represent a standardization and quality control out of the country, including Arab, European and need a certificate of appraisal for entry to Iraq.
Despite the fact that shopping for yet considered the issue in a civilized because they operate European and Asian countries and the Middle East and the United States, according to Hasnawi, but he urged to increase education and awareness of higher level, especially with the existence of cases of fraud and theft of money, as well as his call to move toward activating the cards Alncodeh such as Visa Card, MasterCard and others.
Suggested the use of these sites in the sale of the materials used and the archeological and stamps after deliberation with the buyer, either for imported goods, it is considered very harmful as it does not guarantee the right of the merchant and the citizen not to see it before they buy. demanded the Ministry of Commerce legislation package laws governing the operations of online shopping, and that promote various forms of goods, and in this regard, said media director in the ministry Hashim Mohammed in a press statement that “the ministry has demanded a package of legislative to adjust the trade through websites in coordination with the Ministry of Communications for consumer protection, stressing the existence of Rules expose the phantom sites and supports competition sites and the actual charge for the exploiters.”
And indicated that the citizens had complained of fraud against them sometimes by electronic shopping sites, including the expiration of the product, which are often non-refundable.
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