The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has been examining the costs and benefits of proposals to introduce compulsory country of origin marking within consumer product safety regulation.
This included a review of the literature and a series of interviews with surveillance authorities and businesses across 4 sectors:

  • ceramics
  • consumer electronics
  • motor vehicles
  • toys

The latest report focuses [phase 3] on the impact of compulsory origin marking on small businesses in the UK.

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