eBay Adds More Countries To Global Shipping Program

Chris CrumeCommerce & Retail

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eBay announced today that it has added Switzerland and Norway to the list of countries sellers can ship to using the Global Shipping Program, which includes 42 additional countries.

"As you know, the Global Shipping Program helps you expand your sales to millions of eager international buyers," the company says. "Through the program (which is free to join), you can sell to buyers in dozens of countries—just mail your packages to a shipping center located in the US. You’re only responsible for the domestic leg of shipping."

eBay says, "Once your item arrives at the designated US shipping center, the Global Shipping Program takes care of ALL facets of international processing, including: Completion of customs forms; Remitting applicable import charges pre-paid by your buyer; Shipping the package to the buyer—with end-to-end international tracking."

Sellers' shipping-related Detailed Seller Ratings are protected, eBay says. Sellers aren't responsible for loss or damage that occurs throughout the international shipping process.

In addition to Switzerland and Norway, the Global Shipping Program includes the following eligible countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech, Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Taiwan, Thailand and United Kingdom.

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