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ISO proposal for the creation of a new technical committee “Transaction Assurance in E-Commerce”

ISO proposal for the creation of a new technical committee “Transaction Assurance in E-Commerce”

 

ISO proposal for the creation of a new technical committee “Transaction Assurance in E-Commerce”

 

The national standards bod y of China (SAC) submit to ISO a proposal for the creation of a new Technical Committee „ Transaction Assurance in E-Commerce”. Т he co-secretariat for the new ISO/TC will be undertake n from  SAC with AFNOR in a twinning.

 

Scope: Standardization in the field of “transaction assurance and upstream/downstream directly related processes in e-commerce”, including the following:

  • The assurance of transaction process in e-commerce (including easier access to e-platforms and e-stores);
  • The protection of online consumer rights including both prevention of online disputes and resolution process;
  • The interoperability and admissibility of commodity quality inspection result in cross-border e-commerce.
  • The assurance of e-commerce delivery to the final consumer.

Nowadays, e-commerce is a new industry and has been developing rapidly in most countries. In particular, cross-border e-commerce is also an important and new international trade mode for many countries. It enables international trade more convenient and open among different countries in the world, and it can be helpful to enlarge the market share for small and medium sized enterprises, and increase the employment in these countries.

 

Priorities of standardization work is given to the items listed in the assurance of transaction process in e-commerce for the reason that they are essential to develop other standards that provide technical solutions for stakeholders.

 

The purpose of the proposed new committee is as following:

  • to assure the authenticity and integrality of identification information of e-stores or suppliers in the e-commerce;
  • to protect the commodity brands and assure the authenticity and integrality of transaction commodities information in the e-commerce platform via providing to consumer the commodity origin information and quality information and so on; and to improve product quality assurance with the commodity traceability ; 
  • to assure the standardization and the authenticity of transaction process, and to assure the better/easier access to e-platforms or e-stores for the customer / purchasers)
  • to foster the interoperability and admissibility of commodity quality inspection result in cross-border e-commerce, and establish the basement for the international technical cooperation in quality inspection among different countries;
  • to protect the right of consumer and normalize the process and information for the online dispute resolution, to improve the confidence of consumer and establish the health consuming environment. 

The final aim of the proposed new technical committee is to foster the cross-border e-commerce among different countries, and to promote the commodity trade on the internet in the worldwide. 

 

In case of national interest, BDS can approve the creation of ISO/TC on “Transaction Assurance in E-Commerce”. If the establishment of ISO/TC is accepted by the national standards bodies – members of ISO, Bulgaria can obtain P- or O-membership in the work of the newly established committee.

The national stakeholders can provide their position on the proposal for this new field of ISO technical activity by 15.05.2018 to Desislava Gulenova, e-mail:
 desislava.gulenova@bds-bg.org  , phone: +359 2 81 74 505.

 

For more information see here

27 Mar 2018