The Basics: Tariff Classification

Test yourself on your knowledge of Tariff Classification and Commodity Codes - can you name the members of the following?

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TARIFF CLASSIFICATION:

QUIZ

 

1.    Name the three declarations on which commodity codes must be declared (in the EU)?

 

2.    What official names are given to the commodity code sections as shown below?

  • first 4 digits
  • digits 5 and 6
  • the full 8 digit code used in the EC
  • the full 10 digit code used at import

 

3.   Because commodity codes are “harmonised” does it mean that the same numbers are used in all countries in the world?

 

4.   Which international body administers and controls the issuing of the harmonised system codes?

 

5.   Name at least three things that commodity codes are linked to for export purposes.

 

6.   What is the civil penalty fee for incorrect classification declarations in the UK?

 

7.   Where can you access the full UK/EU commodity codes?

 

8.   What other customs measures are determined by the commodity code at import?

 

9.   What is the website address on which you can obtain overseas documentation information by entering the HS Code?


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