Amazon no longer blocks Australian users from accessing Amazon.com or other country-specific versions of the site. In July, Amazon began redirecting Australian users to Amazon.com.au, and the retailer stopped shipping to Australia based on the new GST bill, which requires a 10% tax on earnings.
An Amazon spokesperson said: "As a result of customer feedback, Amazon customers will be able to ship qualifying items from amazon.com to their Australia delivery address on November 22." The New York Times . The company says it is building a complex infrastructure that allows Australia to export low-value goods and comply with GST laws.
The bill is a bigger online retailer for Australian companies, but Amazon's withdrawal has been criticized by both consumers and politicians. "We do not do any special business because we are a big business or a multinational company," said Scott Morrison, the finance minister. "It's frustrating for Amazon to disappoint Australia's consumers, but it's also a commercial location," he said. Customers, on the other hand, cry out for their smaller products on Amazon's Australian site.
Black Friday is a great opportunity for Australian users to find out if an international site is worth using after Amazon's tax compliance. In Times there is a report that a third seller can not ship goods to Australia.