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The internet is opening up the Cyprus market

The internet is opening up the Cyprus market

The Cypriot market has always had a big degree of protection from the rest of Europe, enabling higher prices and restricted competition.  But the internet changes all that.

Cyprus Business Network - Paphos web site update

Cyprus Business Network - Paphos Web Site Update

Progress is constant!

The Cyprus Business Network - Paphos web site needed a small upgrade to be able to display member's Twitter Tweets, so we took the opportunity to give the whole web site a bit of a makeover too.

Love Island Cakes

Love Island Cakes

We're delighted to announce our latest new customer website - Love Island Cakes.

Love Island Cakes are a Paphos, Cyprus based business specialising in making custom wedding cakes for UK couples getting married in Cyprus and cakes for all sorts of other special celebrations. They are masters of producing some truly spectacular cake designs.

e-commerce opportunity in Cyprus

EU statistics highlight the size of the Cyprus e-commerce opportunity

The European Union (EU) has just published some new statistics highlighting the growth of e-commerce throughout Europe.

These figures show clearly the size of the e-commerce opportunity waiting to be filled in Cyprus. And filled it will be, fast.

Web site domain names in Greek

From December 10 2009, you can register .eu domain names in Greek characters

This is important news for all businesses operating in Cyprus. From 10 December it will be possible to register web site domain names in Greek characters with a ‘.eu’ suffix.

Cyprus internet usage increasing

Cyprus internet usage increasing

Today’s Cyprus Mail is carrying an interesting article describing internet usage in Cyprus.

The headlines are 42 per cent of Cypriots use the internet and of those, 54.3 per cent get online once a day or more. Internet shopping is increasing with the most common purchases being clothes, books, TV’s, computers and travel.

Credit card transactions in Cyprus

Good news for credit card transactions and internet shopping in Cyprus

Today’s Cyprus Mail has an interesting article about the use of credit cards in general and for internet purchases in particular.

e-commerce taxation treaty characterisation issues

e-commerce taxation treaty characterisation issues

There is no internationally accepted definition of e-commerce. The department of trade and industry have proposed to the OECD the following definition:

EU e-commerce crackdown highlights Cyprus

EU e-commerce crackdown highlights Cyprus

EU Consumer Commissioner Meglena Kuneva today announced the results of an EU-wide investigation – involving 26 Member States and Norway and Iceland – into misleading advertising and unfair practices on websites selling consumer electronic goods.

Cyprus lags Europe for Internet usage and connection speed

Cyprus lags Europe for Internet usage and connection speed

From time to time the European Union publishes some interesting data. A good example is the Eurobarometer no.293, E-Communications Household Survey published in mid-2008.