Mandatory labelling of shoes and medicines will be introduced in Russia from 1 July

In Russia from July 1 will start to operate the mandatory labeling of medicinal products and footwear. This was announced by Deputy industry and trade Viktor Evtukhov, reports TASS.

Authorities took the decision on the introduction of labeling, although industry representatives were asked to postpone the period of 1 January 2021 due to the unavailability of equipment, delays in tuning and coronavirus constraints to speed up the preparation. According to authorities, the postponement of the introduction of the system “devalues” the work already done for the preparation of said Evtukhov, so the period it was decided not to transfer.

As noted, single operator digital marking of all goods in Russia since April of last year is the development Center of advanced technologies (CCT), owned by billionaire Alisher Usmanov. Before that, a similar function was performed by the Federal tax service.

currently CRPT responsible for labeling fur products and cigarettes. Until the end of the year, except shoes and drugs, this list can be added perfume and toilet water, tires, linen, cameras and various clothing items. Until 2024, marking can affect all of sold in Russia of goods. With each unit of marked goods CRPT gets 50 cents without VAT.

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