Commodity Code

A commodity code is a code used for defining the type of goods and the applicable tariffs when importing or exporting. A commodity code can be an HTS Code (Harmonized Tariff Schedule), which are product classification codes between 8-10 digits. Or they can be an HS Code (Harmonized System). The first six digits of the HTS code are an HS code. The countries of import assign the subsequent digits to provide additional classification.

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