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ISO 3166

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On March 12, the tax agency in Sweden officially implemented the order ISO 3166, which will erroneously reclassify Taiwan as a 'Province of China.'
The ISO 3166 groups the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba together.
Operator sites validate category information for industry codes via NAICS, product and service classifications via UNSPSC, and geographical codes via ISO 3166. However, including information on any or all of these categories is optional, as is checking this data when registering.
Although UDDI does not check or validate classification and identification information beyond NAICS, UNSPSC, and ISO 3166, UDDI.org does support a program that is meant to encourage third parties to provide such an ancillary service.
They break down into generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) - such as ".com", ".net" or ".org" -, and country code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs) - using two letter ISO 3166 standard codes for countries such as ".be" for Belgium and ".fr" for France.
* Geography Codes--An 800-category taxonomy consisting of country codes that are standardized around the ISO 3166 alpha-2 code schema.
An International Standard document, ISO 3166 lists 146 potential global entities that may connect with the World Wide Web at an appropriate time in the near future.
28, the Swedish Tax Agency stated that it would change the name of Taiwan from "Republic of China (Taiwan)" to "Taiwan, Province of China." The explanation was that the change was made to conform to the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).