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Harmonized System (HS) – Foundation Course



The main aim of this course is to help trainees use the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature in a consistent and effective manner and thus facilitate
the classification of internationally traded goods.

This course contains both the Harmonized System Foundation – General Considerations Course and Harmonized System (Foundation) – Specific Categories of Commodities.


Modules included:

General Considerations

  • Introduction to the Harmonized System
  • Understanding and navigating the Harmonized System
  • Classifying products in the Harmonized System
  • HS Assessment

Specific Categories of Commodities

  • Agricultural Products (I-IV)
  • Mineral and Chemical Products (V-VI)
  • Plastic, Rubber, Leather, Wood and Paper Products (VII-X
  • Textiles, Footwear and Headgear (XI-XII)
  • Stones, Ceramics and Metals (XIII-XV)
  • Machinery and Appliances (XVI)
  • Vehicles and Transport Equipment (XVII)
  • Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles and Works of Art (XIX – XXI)
  • Machines with more than one Function
  • Parts and Accessories
  • Essential Character

Tariff Management 

  • Good Classification Work Model & Advance Rulings

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