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Heading 01: Iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites
Heading 02: Manganese ores and concentrates, including ferruginous manganese ores and concentrates with a manganese content of 20 % or more, calculated on the dry weight
Heading 03: Copper ores and concentrates
Heading 04: Nickel ores and concentrates
Heading 05: Cobalt ores and concentrates
Heading 06: Aluminium ores and concentrates
Heading 07: Lead ores and concentrates
Heading 08: Zinc ores and concentrates
Heading 09: Tin ores and concentrates
Heading 10: Chromium ores and concentrates
Heading 11: Tungsten ores and concentrates
Heading 12: Uranium or thorium ores and concentrates
Heading 13: Molybdenum ores and concentrates
Heading 14: Titanium ores and concentrates
Heading 15: Niobium, tantalum, vanadium or zirconium ores and concentrates
Heading 16: Precious-metal ores and concentrates
Heading 17: Other ores and concentrates
Heading 18: Granulated slag (slag sand) from the manufacture of iron or steel
Heading 19: Slag, dross (other than granulated slag), scalings and other waste from the manufacture of iron or steel
Heading 20: Slag, ash and residues (other than from the manufacture of iron or steel), containing metals, arsenic or their compounds
Heading 21: Other slag and ash, including seaweed ash (kelp); ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste

There are important chapter notes for this part of the tariff:

  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) slag or similar industrial waste prepared as macadam (heading 2517);
    • (b) natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite), whether or not calcined (heading 2519);
    • (c) sludges from the storage tanks of petroleum oils, consisting mainly of such oils (heading 2710);
    • (d) basic slag of Chapter 31;
    • (e) slag wool, rock wool or similar mineral wools (heading 6806);
    • (f) waste or scrap of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal; other waste or scrap containing precious metal or precious metal compounds, of a kind used principally for the recovery of precious metal (heading 7112); or
    • (g) copper, nickel or cobalt mattes produced by any process of smelting (Section XV).
  • 2. For the purposes of headings 2601 to 2617, the term ‘ores’ means minerals of mineralogical species actually used in the metallurgical industry for the extraction of mercury, of the metals of heading 2844 or of the metals of Section XIV or XV, even if they are intended for non-metallurgical purposes. Headings 2601 to 2617 do not, however, include minerals which have been submitted to processes not normal to the metallurgical industry.

  • 3. Heading 2620 applies only to:
    • (a) slag, ash and residues of a kind used in industry either for the extraction of metals or as a basis for the manufacture of chemical compounds of metals, excluding ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste (heading 2621); and
    • (b) slag, ash and residues containing arsenic, whether or not containing metals, of a kind used either for the extraction of arsenic or metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds.

Subheading notes

  • 1. For the purposes of subheading 2620 21, ‘leaded gasoline sludges and leaded anti-knock compound sludges’ mean sludges obtained from storage tanks of leaded gasoline and leaded anti-knock compounds (for example, tetraethyl lead), and consisting essentially of lead, lead compounds and iron oxide.

  • 2. Slag, ash and residues containing arsenic, mercury, thallium or their mixtures, of a kind used for the extraction of arsenic or those metals or for the manufacture of their chemical compounds, are to be classified in subheading 2620 60.

Last updated: 1 March 2021 View latest amendments