Updating steam checker
Certain firewalls may prevent Steam from talking to its servers.
You'll want to work with a tech support specialist to ensure that the Firewall is not interfering.
Sometimes, servers in a specific region may be slow, overloaded or have a hardware failure causing download issues.
It may also be necessary to add exceptions for Steam in your AV configuration (for example, excluding Steam Library folders from live monitoring services).
This site was created in order to show the huge difference in Steam Store prices for single games and packages.
You can choose one of the supported currencies and compare "your" price to the ones in the other countries and regions.
You'll want to work with a tech support specialist to ensure that these services & programs are not interfering with Steam.
You may even need to temporarily disable them for testing purposes.