Guidance

Changes to CHIEF commodity codes (Tariff stop press notice 1)

Find out the changes to commodity codes in the UK Trade Tariff and the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system.

CHIEF has been updated. These changes will appear in the March 2018 version of the printed tariff.

Chapter 28

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 28045090 10
  • 28112200 70

Chapter 29

Insert the following commodity code:

29242970 87 Paracetamol (INN) (CAs RN 103-90-2)

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 29033935 10
  • 29072900 55
  • 29096000 40
  • 29161300 10
  • 29209070 40
  • 29209070 50
  • 29335995 88
  • 29349990 35
  • 29400000 40

Chapter 32

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 32041100 30
  • 32089019 35

Chapter 36

Delete 36030060 00 and replace with the following commodity codes:

Commodity code Description
36030060 10 Igniters for gas generators with an overall maximum length of 20.34mm or more but not more than 25.25mm and a pin length of 6.68 mm (+/- 0.3mm) or more but not more than 6.9mm (+/-0.3mm)
36030060 90 Other

Amend description for commodity code 36030080 00 to electric detonators.

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 36030080 10
  • 36030080 90

Chapter 38

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 38249992 22
  • 38249992 44
  • 38249993 77

Chapter 39

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 39094000 30
  • 39199080 60

Chapter 70

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 70194000 60
  • 70195200 20

Chapter 81

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 81082000 50
  • 81089050 35

Chapter 84

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 84099100 20
  • 84099100 30
  • 84099900 50
  • 84119900 60
  • 84159000 50
  • 84821010 30
  • 84821090 20
  • 84833038 40

Chapter 85

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 85013100 33
  • 85013100 35
  • 85013200 70
  • 85113000 50
  • 85369095 30
  • 85442000 20
  • 85443000 80

Chapter 87

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 87084020 10
  • 87084050 20
  • 87085020 30
  • 87085099 20
  • 87089310 20
  • 87089390 20
  • 87089910 20
  • 87089997 70
  • 87149130 21
  • 87149130 31

Chapter 90

Delete the following commodity codes:

  • 90015041 30
  • 90015049 30
  • 90019000 60
  • 90021100 80

Refer to the UK Trade Tariff for the full duty rate, unit of quantity, preferences, quotas, footnotes and VAT rate.

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Published 16 January 2018