Get a barcode for selling to online and offline
GS1 Hong Kong is the only officially licensed organization in Hong Kong with authority to allocate GS1 barcodes.
Hong Kong brands and products have long been renowned for their high quality and safety. You'll receive an official GS1 certificate(in paper and digital format), giving you the peace of mind that your barcode numbers are uniquely yours, internationally recognized and of authentic source.
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A barcode starting with the prefix 489 means that it is issued by GS1 Hong Kong, and that this product is operated by a Hong Kong-registered company. By giving every product a unique identity which will facilitate companies to win the consumers’ heart, boost brand value and consumer confidence.
Sell in stores, on Amazon, eBay, major e-Marketplaces and Google Shopping with confidence
GS1 barcode numbers (GTINs) are required on all major retailers and marketplaces. They help to build trust and improve customer experience.
Enhance product search results, improve customer experience
Enable search engines to find the right products with the right information and consumers can get accurate search results.
Connect to over 1-billion WeChat users
Your product data on GS1 Hong Kong database are automatically connected to WeChat database. User can simply scan a GS1 HK Barcode to know the product information.
Enable you to trade globally
We’re part of the global GS1 organization that ensure our barcodes work everywhere, in every supply chain in every country. Use everywhere from in-store point of sales to online selling.
Facilitate the China custom import declaration
Since Aug 2019, China Customs has rolled out a GTIN (barcode number) reporting function for its single window declaration system. With GTINs it helps you enhance the cross-border custom efficiency.
Validate Barcodes with Barcode Symbol Testing
GS1 Hong Kong members enjoy barcode symbol verification service with barcode testing service reports on the likely scanning performance of barcodes and how closely they conform to specifications. A GS1 Hong Kong Barcode Verification Report that indicates the compliance level of your barcode will be issued upon the completion of testing.
Enjoy a series of trainings
Enable members to more easily adopt barcodes in their products and applications. Equip you with the supply chain management best practice via workshops & seminars.
Opportunities to network with industrial players
Join industry meet up is the easiest and fastest way to grow a new network. Let’s attend industry hangs out (e.g.: Conference, Forum, Luncheon, Seminar…etc.) as many as possible!
Your trade in China complying with Mainland Regulation
According to The Measures for the Administration of Commodity Barcodes (《商品條碼管理辦法》) implemented by the Chinese Government in 2005, companies whose products are manufactured and distributed in Mainland China must file their GS1 Barcode (GTIN) records with GS1 China.