v. 28 – Q4 2023

Market Executive Summary Product marking requirements, applicable to a wide range of products including foodstuffs and medicines were issued in the Official Journal on 28th March 2021, to come into force by 2023. A barcode encoding the GTIN, and other data elements, must be affixed to the product packaging. it must contain the mandatory information, in Arabic and as a accessary in a language accessible to the consumer, registered in the platform of the authorized organization.
This new requirement should be implemented by 2023.
Key Dates
  • 2021: Product marking requirements, to include barcode with GTIN, coming into force in 2023
  • 2020: Serialization requirements draft was to be published end of 2020 outlining serialization requirements, but not yet published as of Q3 2021

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