Guidance

Changes to commodity codes in chapters 21 and 38 (Tariff stop press notice 9)

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

Changes to commodity codes

Delete commodity codes:

  • 2103 9090 10 - Containing tomato
  • 2103 9090 80 - Other

Replace with:

  • 2103 9090 11 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 2103 9090 19 - Other
  • 2103 9090 81 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 2103 9090 89 - Other

Delete commodity codes:

  • 2104 1000 10 - Containing tomato
  • 2104 1000 90 - Other

Replace with:

  • 2104 1000 11 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 2104 1000 19 - Other
  • 2104 1000 81 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 2104 1000 89 - Other

Delete commodity code:

2104 2000 00

Replace with:

  • 2104 2000 11 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 2104 2000 90 - Other

Insert the following commodity codes:

  • 3824 9992 98 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 3824 9993 89 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate
  • 3824 9996 89 - Monosodium glutamate in mixture or in solution, containing by dry weight 50% or more of monosodium glutamate

These are already on CHIEF.

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 24 February 2020