FOREIGN CAN IDENTIFICATION
 Many overseas cans can easily be identified by the first three numbers in the barcode.
This idea was first mooted by Ed Davidoff - Australian Beer Can Collector Apr 2004
COUNTRY    
00-13     USA & Canada
20-29       reserved for local use (shops/supermarkets)
30-37    France
380       Bulgaria
383       Slovenia
385       Croatia
387       Bosnia-Herzegovina
400-440       Germany
70      Norway
729    Israel
73      Sweden
740    Guatemala
741    El Salvador
742    Honduras
743    Nicaragua
744    Costa Rica
745    Panama
746    Dominican Republic
45       Japan
46       Russian Federation
471     Taiwan
474    Estonia
475    Latvia
476    Azerbaijan
477    Lithuania
478    Uzbekistan
479    Sri Lanka
480    Philippines
481    Belarus
482    Ukraine
484    Moldova
485    Armenia
486    Georgia
487    Kazakhstan
489    Hong Kong
49      Japan
750    Mexico
759    Venezuela
76      Switzerland
770    Colombia
773    Uruguay
775    Peru
777    Bolivia
779    Argentina
780    Chile
784    Paraguay
785    Peru
786    Ecuador
789    Brazil

50      UK
520    Greece
528    Lebanon
529    Cyprus
531    Macedonia
535    Malta
539    Ireland
54      Belgium & Luxembourg
560    Portugal
569    Iceland
57      Denmark
590    Poland
594    Romania
599    Hungary
80-83    Italy
84      Spain
850    Cuba
858    Slovakia
859    Czech Republic
860    Serbia & Montenegro
869    Turkey
87      Netherlands
880    South Korea
885    Thailand
888    Singapore
890    India
893    Vietnam
899    Indonesia
600-601    South Africa
609    Mauritius
611    Morocco
613    Algeria
619    Tunisia
621    Syria
622    Egypt
624    Libya
625    Jordan
626    Iran
627    Kuwait
628    Saudi Arabia
629    United Arab Emirates
64      Finland
690-692    China
90 -91    Austria
93     Australia
94     New Zealand
955    Malaysia
958    Macau
.Above list from a website about barcodes
01
02
03
04
05
1.English 2. Spanish 3. German
Dutch
4. Swedish 5. Italian
Maltese
06
07
08
09
10.
6. French 7. Portugese 8. Greek 9. Polish 10. Danish
Norwegian
11
12
13
14
15
11. Finnish 12. Icelandic 13. Russian 14. Hungarian 15. Latvian
16
17
18
19
20
16. Croatian/Czech
Slovak/ Slovenian
17. Estonian 18. Welsh 19. Catalan 20. Basque
21
22
23
24
25
21. Irish 22. Rumanian 23. Belarussian 24. Albanian 25. Latin
26
27
28
29
30(Bir)
26. Esparanto 27. Turkish 28. Galician 29. Vietnamese 30. Indonesian
Malaysian
Yiddish
31
32
33
34
35
31. Japanese 32. Tha 33. Hebrew 34. Arabic 35. Hindi
3
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38
39
40
36. Chinese 37. Ethiopian 38.  Cambodian 39. Burmese 40. Korean
41
42
43
44
45
41. Armenian 42. Tadzhik 43. Hawaiian 44. Tagalog 45. Zulu
46
47
48


46. Swahili 47. Sesotho 48. Mingo
(Iroquois Indian)


The above table compiled from an article in the Australian Beer Can Collector which acknowledged Frank Constable.

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