The Global Language of Business

Maintenance release 2.9

GS1 GDM SMG voted to implement the 2.9 standard into production in February 2024.

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.

GDM 2.9 contains updated reference material aligned with ADB 2.3 and GDSN 3.1.26.


Updated For Maintenance Release 2.9

GDM Standard 2.9 (February 2024)

Local Layers For Maintenance Release 2.9

China - GSMP RATIFIED (April 2022)

France - GSMP RATIFIED (November 2023)

Germany - GSMP RATIFIED (November 2023)

Poland - GSMP RATIFIED (November 2023)

Romania - GSMP RATIFIED (December 2021)

USA - GSMP RATIFIED (February 2023)

Finland - GSMP RATIFIED (November 2023)


Release Guidance

GDM Market Stages Guideline (June 2023)

GDM Attribute Implementation Guideline (February 2024)

GPC Bricks To GDM (Sub-) Category Mapping (March 2024)

Attribute Definitions for Business (February 2024)

GDM (Sub-) Categories (October 2021)

GDM Regions and Countries (17 December 2021)

GDSN Release 3.1.26 (February 2024)


GDM Navigator on the Web 

GS1 GDM Attribute Analysis Tool (Nov 2023)

GDM Local Layer Submission Template (May 2023)


E-Learning Course

About this standard

This version: 2.9

Publication date: Feb 2024

Next version planned for May 2024

Previous versions

Current Version
Maintenance release 2.9 (February 2024)
Legacy Version
Maintenance release 2.8 (November 2023)
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