Turkmenistan’s national organization for bar coding joins GSI
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 20
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan's national organization for bar coding has been admitted to membership in GSI (Global Standart), international organization, and products made in Turkmenistan have been assigned a relevant international bar code, said the government of the country June 20.
This decision was taken unanimously by 111 member countries at the General Assembly of GS1 in Sydney (Australia). Products made in Turkmenistan will be marked with a bar code beginning with number 483.
Turkmenistan's national organization for bar coding is co-funded by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. It accounts for 366 members. Large-scale work is currently under way in Turkmenistan on introduction of the system of barcodes. Some 20,000 types of goods manufactured by national producers have already been assigned relevant barcodes.