30 September is deadline to adhere to country of origin tag3 min read . Updated: 26 Aug 2020, 06:16 AM IST
- Country of origin refers to the country where the item is produced, irrespective of the point of shipping
- The GeM portal, which is used by government departments for public procurement, has also made it mandatory for sellers to submit the country of origin while registering new products
The Union industry department has asked e-commerce companies to tag ‘country of origin’ on all items on their platforms by 30 September, in what could turn out to be a race against time for the online retailers.
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