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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In addition, the Council adopted the new WCO Strategic Plan for 2019/2022 with its nine priority areas, namely coordinated border management, security and safety, the Revised Kyoto Convention, e-commerce, the Harmonized System, the Capacity Building Strategy, performance measurement, integrity, and digital Customs and data analysis.
The subcommittee was tasked with developing the regulatory framework for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
AFS has created these conversions to help casting suppliers comply with OSHA's revised Hazard Communication Standard to meet the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) requirements.
GHS, or the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, is a set of provisions for hazard classification and communication developed by the United Nations.
In July 2014, the Federal Customs Administration of Switzerland and the Kyrgyz State Customs Service reached an agreement on the delivery of a three-week training course in September and October 2014 for seven instructors of the Kyrgyz Customs on applying the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (also known as the "Harmonized System"), an internationally standardized system of names and numbers to classify traded products.
Muscat, June 12 (ONA) The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs concluded at the Crowne Plaza Hotel today a workshop on "Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals," in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, the United Nations Environment Programme, which lasted for three days with participation of a number of governmental agencies concerned in the area of chemicals.
Oklahoma City, OK, March 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- SafetySkills[R] has created a new course titled Globally Harmonized System to assist employees and managers with questions regarding the GHS classification system.
"The harmonized system must encompass the flail scope of reporting indicated by statute and regulation and most, if not all, of the reporting currently requested by organizations," the committee wrote.
Taiwan's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said China will implement the new version of the international export commodity classification harmonized system (HS) codes in 2012, with Taiwan to do the same in 2013, without significantly affecting the number of duty-free imports from China.
The Ministry of Strategy and Finance announced on October 19 the amendments to the Harmonized System of Tariff Classification of Korea (HSK).
It aims to harmonise some of its elements with the CLP regulation (Regulation EC 1272/2008), which itself brings EU legislation on classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals into line with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).
However, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS seeks to do just that.