Customs code: find it in the Customs Tariff 2020

HS codes & customs tariffs in 2022 in the EU

What nomenclatures have changed in the Customs Tariff in 2022, and how do I update the import/export customs codes?
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Customs Tariff 2022: notable changes

The changes that took place on the tariff in 2022 are listed here:

  • Chapter 3: Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.
    • ★ Changes apply to scallops, including queen scallops, chlamys or placopecten, flours and meals of fish, fit for human consumption.
  • Chapter 04: Milk and dairy produce, birds’ eggs, natural honey, edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included.
    • ★ Changes apply to yoghurt.
  • Chapter 07: Vegetables, plants, roots and tubers.
    • ★ Changes apply mainly to the cabbage and mushroom families.
  • Some changes apply to the chapter on oilseeds and oleaginous fruits (Chapter 12) as well as that of animal or vegetable fats and oils (Chapter 15).
  • Chapter 38 and 40: Miscellaneous chemical products and rubber and artciles thereof.
    • ★ The changes are for products intended for inhalation without combustion.
  • Chapitre 44: Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal.
    • ★ The changes no longer concern many products: wood briquettes, fiberboard called “MDF”, laminated wood, veneer wood, cellular wood panels, carpentry works (doors, frames etc.).
  • Chapter 30: Pharmaceutical products.
    • ★ The focus here is on human and animal vaccines.
  • And others.

Updated October 2022:

From October 3 to October 8, 2022, dozens of TARIC/10 customs code creations/cancellations have been registered in the following chapters:

  • Chapter 10 – Cereals
  • Chapter 25 – Salt, Sulphur, Earth and Stone, Plaster, Lime and Cement
  • Chapter 26 – Ores, Slag and Ash
  • Chapter 28 – inorganic chemicals, inorganic or organic compounds of precious metals, radioactive elements of rare earth metals or isotopes.
  • Chapter 29 – Organic Chemicals
  • Chapter 30 – Pharmaceuticals
  • Chapter 44 – wood, charcoal and articles of wood.

If your products fall under these customs chapters, we invite you to check if your TARIC/10 codes have changed on the RITA>website News bubble – Changes in nomenclatures. Please note that these news are only available temporarily.

Also check for changes in the Customs Tariff 2021.

Hélène Plaquet

To find out everything about customs nomenclatures, we recommend MATHEZ FORMATION’s customs training courses, in particular the Customs Trio. And to obtain a BTI or to secure your customs operations: contact us!

Hélène Plaquet, MATHEZ FREIGHT
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