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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Benn points to an example where a company was advised by Thai customs to use one Harmonized System code in importing a particular shipment, then--eight years later--were told it should have been another code.
As an initial step, TASDEER prepared a list of 122 Qatari exporters with their contact details, including the mobile numbers of the key personnel, and the Harmonized System Code (HS code) of the product manufactured by each company.
Separate Harmonized System Codes have been established to differentiate the true Cinnamon from Cassia.
The workshop covers several important topics that importers and exporters need to know about, such as: Harmonized system codes (HS Codes) for trading and tariffs, certificates of origin (Rules and Regulations) and customs documentation (Importing / Exporting).
The aim of such meetings is to maintain people's health and safety where Dubai Municipality provides Dubai Customs with all registered lists of names and classifications of cosmetic preparations as to be linked and aligned with tariff tables in conformity with WCO Harmonized System Codes.
This increases the likelihood of global compliance and ensures consistent use of accurate Harmonized System codes by all supply chain members.