Oman

v. 15 – Q3 2020

Market Executive Summary The Sultanate of Oman is following the common practice for the Gulf countries towards drug traceability using the GS1 Standards, aligning on the use of GS1 DataMatrix with 4 data elements.

There is some uncertainty around the details of the compliance requirements. Suggestions to follow the Emerging Global Standard on the basis of GS1 coding.

Key Dates
  • January 2018: Government Tender requirements: 2D DataMatrix with Item-level serialization required
  • December 2017: Government Tender requirements: 2D DataMatrix with Batch Variable coding required

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