Harmonized System


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Harmonized System

A nomenclature system for goods and services that countries import and export. The Harmonized System assigns numeric codes to goods and services. Participating countries are required to use this code when describing their tariff schedules. Nearly all international trade occurs under the Harmonized System. It was developed by the World Customs Organization.
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The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS is an internationally agreed-upon system, created by the United Nations.
However, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS seeks to do just that.
Seema Raza Bukhari NAMA Specialist in the WTO cell of MOI and P briefed the participants regarding tools required to understand NAMA with a specific focus on the harmonized system and its importance for negotiations and day to day business.
Seema Raza Bukhari NAMA Specialist in the WTO cell of MOI&P briefed the participants regarding tools required to understand NAMA with a specific focus on the harmonized system and its importance for negotiations and day to day business.
Session 5 on Hazardous Chemicals will include the following presentations: "Globally Harmonized System (GHS): The changing landscape of chemical classification," Jytte Syska, 3E Europe; "The SIN list: Model for the identification of substances of very high concern," Nardono Nimpuno and Jerker Lighart, International Chemical Secretariat, Sweden; and "Hazardous chemicals are for life, not just for Christmas," Paul Ashford, Caleb Management Services Ltd.
Since 2006, INDA has been working to advance a proposal at the World Customs Organization (WCO) to revise the Harmonized System (HS) classification for hygiene absorbent products (i.
A: In a previous March article, we looked at how the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for hazard communication was developed.
There are, of course, a number of technical and administrative issues that need to be addressed to achieve harmonization, and TEI would be pleased to submit additional comments to the Committee, the Department of Finance, and the provincial governments about crafting a workable, harmonized system.
Foutke says that one of the benefits for adopting the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is that it would provide a consistent format for labels and safety data sheets.
Reinsurance Directive regulates and supervises European reinsurers through a harmonized system based on a "home country" passport.
In a joint press release, NCER and CEA say the initiative "represents a key step in the ultimate formation of a harmonized system for managing used electronics across the nation.
The second product classification system is the Harmonized System (HS revision 1), covering 5,300 products.