Guidance

Changes to commodity codes (Tariff Stop Press Notice 2)

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

Changes to commodity codes

Update the following commodity codes:

Use code 2309 9096 97 for soya bean protein concentrate containing by weight:

  • 60 % (± 10 %) of crude protein
  • 5 % (± 3 %) of crude fibre
  • 5 % (± 3 %) of crude ash
  • 3 % or more but not more than 6.9 % of starch

For use in the manufacture of animal feed products use 2309 9096 98 Other.

Delete 2825 3000 10/90 and replace with 2825 3000 00 Vanadium oxides and hydroxides.

Delete 2906 1100 10/90 and replace with 2906 1100 00 Menthol (CAS RN 1490-04-6).

Delete the following codes:

  • 2914 7900 45
  • 2914 7900 55
  • 2917 1980 25
  • 2921 4200 35
  • 2921 4200 70
  • 2921 4200 80
  • 2921 4900 50
  • 2926 9070 65
  • 2927 0000 85
  • 2930 9098 28
  • 2930 9098 67
  • 2933 2990 35
  • 2933 3999 66
  • 2933 4990 80
  • 2934 9990 11
  • 2934 9990 51
  • 3204 1700 47
  • 3204 1700 49
  • 3824 9992 71
  • 3921 9060 91
  • 3926 3000 10
  • 3926 9097 37
  • 5407 7100 20
  • 5903 9099 10
  • 7019 1200 01
  • 7608 2020 30
  • 8501 3100 40
  • 8501 3100 78
  • 8501 3200 75
  • 8504 4090 60
  • 8714 1090 40

Delete 3917 3200 99 and replace with 3917 3200 90 Other.

Delete 3920 2080 99 and replace with 3920 2080 90 Other.

Delete 6902 9000 10/90 and replace with 6902 9000 00 Other.

Delete 8536 3030 90 and replace with 8536 3030 99 Other.

Delete 8708 2910 10/90 and replace with 8708 2910 00 for the industrial assembly of:

  • pedestrian-controlled tractors of subheading 8701 10
  • 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

Delete 8708 2990 10/90 and replace with 8708 2990 00 Other.

Delete 9003 1100 10/90 and replace with 9003 1100 00 Of plastics.

Delete 9003 1900 20/30 and insert 9003 1900 40 Of base metals.

This was updated on the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight system on 7 January 2019 and will appear in the March Printed Tariff.

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Published 9 January 2019