Russia: mandatory identification marking of products
The Government has decided to conduct an experiment on marking new pneumatic tyres with identification signs. The experiment is to be conducted from 20 June 2019 to 30 November 2019.
The purpose of identification marking of products is to prevent any unlawful market circulation of these products in the Russian market.
Russia: Set basic principles of product ID marking system
Manufacturers and importers of certain types of products (e.g. clothing, perfumes, tobacco, etc.) will be required to ensure their products bear the necessary identification codes.
Starting from 1 January 2019 manufacturers or importers of products included into the adopted List are required to ensure that these products bear the required identification marks. The list indicates when dates when the requirement to place identification marks enters into force for each product group.
The list of products includes: