v. 19 – Q3 2021
|Market Executive Summary||
Objective is full Track and Trace system – assumption is that Kazakhstan will be synchronized with the Russian system. February 2019 National pilot project to be organized by KZ Telecom. Implementation by Ministry of Finance (not Ministry of Health) with monthly discussions taking place involving the industry. Companies, especially international ones, are invited to take part in the pilot project.
Following EAEU rules for medicines registration and assessments (from 2018).
2019: Strong position of Kazakhstan is not to use crypto code protection, but the decision still has not been taken regarding the final decision on which example to follow: on Russia or EU.
August 2019: EAEU meeting to uniform serialization norms among member countries according to Russia example. Further discussions have been foreseen.
November 17, 2020: Kazakstan government considers start of Mandatory serialization from 01/01/2022
All medical products must be registered at MoH, but there is no requirement for the use of GS1 standards. The use of GTIN barcodes for medical products identification is not mandatory.
95% of pharmaceutical products are numbered with GTIN-13 or GTIN-8.
Pilot operated by KZ Telecom is finalized by July 31, 2021, the project included all stakeholders of supply chain.
Regulations will follow best practice from Russian and European model.