How do I find my HTS code for export?

If you don’t know the HTS Code of your product, you can try to determine the HTS Code using the general rules of interpretation (GRI’s) to find the HTS that best fits your product. There is a searchable function on the USITC site (shown below) or Flexport’s HS Code Lookup Tool.

Where can I find tariff codes?

You’ll often find HS codes on invoices and shipping documents around the world. HTS codes are like Schedule B numbers, but for importing goods into the United States instead.

What are export codes?

Export codes, also known as Schedule B numbers, are administered by the U.S. Census Bureau. All import and export codes used by the United States are based on the Harmonized System (HS). The HS assigns 6-digit codes for general categories. This 6-digit code is known as the Harmonized System number.

What is export HS code?

The US code is called a Schedule B number for export goods and a Harmonised Tariff Schedule (HTS) code for import goods. Similarly, in India, goods for export and import have an eight-digit code called an ITC (HS) code, where ITC stands for Indian Trade Classification and/or Indian Tariff Code.

What does a tariff code look like?

A complete tariff code is no less than six digits and can be up to ten. The more digits in a tariff code string, the more specific the product it identifies. A string of less than six digits is considered a partial tariff code and represents a broad product category or chapter of products in the HS.

What is HS code in import and export?

To define in pure form, H.S. Code is the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, also known as the Harmonized System (HS) of tariff nomenclature is an internationally-standardized system of names and numbers to classify traded products.

Why do I need a tariff code?

HS Codes, also known as Tariff Codes or Commodity Codes, are used to identify the item you’re sending so the customs authority in the receiving country can charge the correct customs fees and taxes.

How to find your tariff code?

– Your company name, contact name and full contact details – Which of these options best describes your items: agricultural/chemical/textiles/ceramics or electrical/mechanical/miscellaneous – What they are made of – What your products are used for – How they work or function – How they are packaged or presented

What is a HTS code for export?

Name of importing country – Spain

  • Name of exporting country – China
  • HTS Code of the product – 9903.88.01
  • Name of the product – Tools
  • Value of commercial cargo – €10,000
  • Ocean freight rate – €1,000
  • Insurance – 0.3% of cargo value (assuming that customs insurance is applicable,and no insurance was taken out)
  • What do you call taxes on import and exports?

    Import duty is a tax collected on imports and some exports by a country’s customs authorities. A good’s value will usually dictate the import duty. Depending on the context, import duty may also be known as a customs duty, tariff, import tax or import tariff.

    What is an import tariff code?

    Enter the search term you want to use – an item may not be listed by name,it may come under what it’s used for or made from.

  • The tool will suggest a section or number of sections,divided into chapters.
  • The headings in each chapter describe a product,only select a sub-heading if your item is accurately described.