Guidance

Changes to commodity codes in chapter 87 (Tariff stop press notice 13)

Find out about the changes to commodity codes on the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system.

Changes to commodity codes

Change the text on the following commodity codes:

8708 70 10 50 - Other

Change the text to:

Other: Road wheels of steel, whether or not with their accessories and whether or not fitted with tyres, for the industrial assembly of:

  • vehicles of heading 8703
  • vehicles of heading 8704 with either a compression-ignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semi-diesel) of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 2 500 cm3 or with a spark-ignition internal combustion piston engine of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 2 800 cm3
  • vehicles of heading 8705

Change the text on the following commodity codes:

  • 8708 70 10 85 - replace text with: Other

  • 8708 70 10 92: replace text with: Other: fitted with pneumatic tyres, new or retreaded, of rubber, of a kind used for buses or lorries, with a load index exceeding 121

  • 8708 70 10 95: replace text with: Other

These are already on Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) and will appear in the June Printed Tariff.

More information

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

Published 29 March 2019