Barcode For Pakistani Products: How To Read The Barcodes

A barcode is a machine-readable visual representation of data which describes something about the product that carries the barcode. The data is represented by varying the widths and spacings of parallel lines and may be referred to as linear or one-dimensional (1D). In this post, you will know about Barcode For Pakistani Products and how you can check if a product is made in Pakistan or not.

Barcode For Pakistani Products

GS1 country code for Pakistan is 896.

GS1 is a not-for-profit organization that is best known for standardization of the barcodes. GS1 has 112 local member organizations and 1.5 million user companies. GS1 barcodes are scanned more than 6 billion times daily.

If the barcode of a product is starting with 896, then the origin of that product is Pakistan.

How To Read The Country Of Origin In Barcodes

If you don’t know how you can read the country of origin in barcodes, here we will help you with this. The first 2 or sometimes 3 digits of the barcode are known as the flag and these digits indicate in which country the bar code was issued.

The first 3 digits of the barcode are the country code wherein the product was made.

All barcodes that start with 896 are all MADE IN PAKISTAN.

You can check in the following photo for sample how you can check the country of origin in barcodes and how you can identify a Pakistani product from a barcode.

Sample Barcode To Identify Made in Pakistan Products.

How To Read The Country Of Origin In Barcodes

In the above photo, you can see that the barcode is starting with 896 which means the origin of this product is Pakistan.

This is how you can identify Made in Pakistan product from barcodes. The country code or flag does not always indicate where a product was actually made. It only indicates where a barcode was issued.

Written by Samna Ashraf

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