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Maintenance release 2.1

GS1 GDM SMG voted to implement the 2.1 standard into production in November 2021.

Key Milestones:

See GS1 GDM Release Schedule

As content for this release is developed it will be posted to this webpage followed by an announcement to the community to ensure visibility.
GDSN Data Pools should contact the GS1 GDSN Data Pool Helpdesk to understand the plan for the update. Trading Partners should work with their Data Pools (if using GDSN) and/or Member Organisations on understanding the release and any impacts to business processes.

Updated For Maintenance Release 2.1

GDM Standard 2.1 (November 2021)

Delta for release 2.1 (November 2021)

Local Layers For Maintenance Release 2.1

Belgium - not ratified (UPDATED 20 January 2022)

China - not ratified (October 2021)

Colombia - ratified (April 2021)

Czech Republic - not ratified (17 December 2021)

France - not ratified (17 December 2021)

Germany – not ratified (April 2021)

Luxemburg - not ratified (UPDATED 20 January 2022)

Netherlands - not ratified (UPDATED 20 January 2022)

Poland - not ratified (17 December 2021)

Romania - not ratified (17 December 2021)

Sweden - not ratified (20 January 2022)

Comparison of All Local Layers (18 January 2022)

Release Guidance

GDM Attribute Implementation Guidance (November 2021)

GPC Bricks To GDM (Sub-) Category Mapping (24 November 2021)

Attribute Definitions for Business (November 2021)

GDM (Sub-) Categories (October 2021)

GDM Regions and Countries (17 December 2021)

GDSN Release 3.1.17 (November 2021)


GDM Interim Navigator 2.0.9 (20 January 2022)

GS1 GDM Attribute Analysis Tool

GDM Local Layer Submission Template (November 2021)


E-Learning Course

About this standard

This version: 2.1

Publication date: Nov 2021

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Maintenance release 2.7 (August 2023)
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