Russia

v. 13 – 2020/01

Market Executive Summary
  • Full Track and Trace system, using central government database with complex reporting requirements involving all stakeholders (complex choreography of reporting).
  • Coding includes two cryptographic elements sourced from central system.
  • Official deadline for serialization is the 1st of July, 2020, though industry is pushing for an extension of the deadline not least because of the coronavirus pandemic
  • All medicines (including non-serialised), produced before July 1, 2020 (High cost nosologies, produced before December 31, 2019) “… are subject to storage, transportation, dispensing, sale, transfer, use without application of identification means until the expiration date…”.
  • Important: all non-serialized medicines have to enter into circulation to Russian market before July 1, 2020.
Key Dates
  • 01 January 2017
  • 01 April 2018
  • 01 October 2019
  • 01 November 2019
  • 01 July 2020