Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) - 2012

Section-wise Commodity Classification

(Implemented at DGCI&S from April. 2013)

Section Description Chapters
I Live Animals; Animal Products 01-05
II Vegitable Products 06-14
III Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegitable waes 15
IV Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar;tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 16-24
V Mineral products 25-27
VI Products of the chemical or allied industries 28-38
VII Plastics and articles thereof, rubber and articles thereof 39-40
VIII Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut) 41-43
IX Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufacturers of straw, of esparto or of other plating materials; basketware and wickerwork 44-46
X Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof 47-49
XI Textiles and textile articles 50-63
XII Footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking- sticks, eatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made therewith; artificial flowers, articles of human hair 64-67
XIII Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware 68-70
XIV Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin 71
XV Base metals and articles of base metal 72-83
XVI Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 84-85
XVII Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment 86-89
XVIII Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof 90-92
XIX Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 93
XX Miscellaneous manufactured articles 94-96
XXI Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques 97-99

Abbreviation of Quality Unit

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Source : Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Last Updated on 20-10-2017