Handbook of Export and Import Commodity Codes - 2012

2016 Changes to U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule commodity codes

List of Chapters with Changes for 2012


Users of this Handbook should note that it is prepared for ease of reference in categorizing items for statistical purposes only and, that as such, has no official sanction. Persons wishing to determine the extent of coverage of a commodity or of a particular restraint agreement should contact the EICB or refer to the actual text of a particular agreement.

Table of Contents - Imports

Section A: General

  • Preamble
  • Import Control List
  • Abbreviations & Symbols
  • European Union Countries
  • General Import Permits
  • General Export Permit

Section B: Agricultural and Dairy Products

Introduction, Live broilers, broiler hatching eggs, chicken, turkey, beef and veal, milk and cream, buttermilk, powdered whey, mixes and doughs, food preparations, ice cream and ice milk, eggs, margarine, cheese, yogurt, butter, dairy spreads, wheat products

Section C: Carbon Steel and Specialty Steel

  • Carbon Steel and Specialty Steel
  • Steel Commodity Listing - Abbreviated Description

Section D: Miscellaneous Imports

  • Small Arms
  • Large Calibre armaments or weapons and projectors
  • Tanks, self-propelled guns and components and parts
  • Bombs, Torpedoes, Rockets, missiles etc.
  • Prohibited Weapons
  • Goods exported from the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
    (Serbia and Montenegro)

Section E: Textiles and Apparel - Imported Products

  • Introduction
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
  • Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement (CCRFTA)
  • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (CHFTA)
  • Export and Import Control Bureau (EICB) Import Control Schedule
  • Customs Tariff Chapters 51-56, 58-63, 94
  • Annex Codes
  • CETA Origin Quotas

Table of Contents - Exports

Section F: Textiles and Apparel - Exported Products

  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (CHFTA)
  • Export and Import Control Bureau (EICB) Export Control Schedule
  • Tariff Preference Level (TPL) Export Schedule
  • CETA Origin Quotas

Section G: Exports

  • Peanut Butter
  • Sugar-containing products
  • Certain sugars, syrups and molasses
  • CETA Origin Quotas

Section H: Export of Softwood Lumber to the United States

  • General information - Monitoring
  • Used Railway Ties and Barn Board
  • Softwood lumber articles classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule