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Overview

Import

The commodity code for importing is 8212200000.

Goods are subject to VAT standard rate.

Importing from outside the EU is subject to a third country duty of 2.70 % unless subject to other measures.

Import measures and restrictions for specific countries can be found under the import tab.

Export

The commodity code for exporting and intrastat reporting is 82122000.

Export measures and restrictions for specific countries can be found under the export tab.

Binding tariff information

You can search the EU EBTI-database for existing Binding Tariff Information for commodity code 8212200000.

Import measures and restrictions

Measures for all countries
Country Measure Value Conditions that apply Exclusions Council Regulation (EEC) Start date
(End date, if any)
Footnotes
ERGA OMNES
  • Andorra (AD)
  • United Arab Emirates (AE)
  • Afghanistan (AF)
  • Antigua and Barbuda (AG)
  • Anguilla (AI)
  • Albania (AL)
  • Armenia (AM)
  • Angola (AO)
  • Antarctica (AQ)
  • Argentina (AR)
  • American Samoa (AS)
  • Australia (AU)
  • Aruba (AW)
  • Azerbaijan (AZ)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)
  • Barbados (BB)
  • Bangladesh (BD)
  • Burkina Faso (BF)
  • Bahrain (BH)
  • Burundi (BI)
  • Benin (BJ)
  • Saint Barthélemy (BL)
  • Bermuda (BM)
  • Brunei (BN)
  • Bolivia (BO)
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (BQ)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Bahamas (BS)
  • Bhutan (BT)
  • Bouvet Island (BV)
  • Botswana (BW)
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Belize (BZ)
  • Canada (CA)
  • Cocos Islands (or Keeling Islands) (CC)
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of (CD)
  • Central African Republic (CF)
  • Congo (Republic of) (CG)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Ivory Coast (CI)
  • Cook Islands (CK)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Cameroon (CM)
  • China (CN)
  • Colombia (CO)
  • Costa Rica (CR)
  • Cuba (CU)
  • Cape Verde (CV)
  • Curaçao (CW)
  • Christmas Island (CX)
  • Djibouti (DJ)
  • Dominica (DM)
  • Dominican Republic (DO)
  • Algeria (DZ)
  • Ecuador (EC)
  • Egypt (EG)
  • Western Sahara (EH)
  • Eritrea (ER)
  • Ethiopia (ET)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Fiji (FJ)
  • Falkland Islands (FK)
  • Micronesia, Federated States of (FM)
  • Faroe Islands (FO)
  • Gabon (GA)
  • Grenada (GD)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Ghana (GH)
  • Gibraltar (GI)
  • Greenland (GL)
  • Gambia (GM)
  • Guinea (GN)
  • Equatorial Guinea (GQ)
  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GS)
  • Guatemala (GT)
  • Guam (GU)
  • Guinea Bissau (GW)
  • Guyana (GY)
  • Hong Kong (HK)
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HM)
  • Honduras (HN)
  • Haiti (HT)
  • Indonesia (ID)
  • Israel (IL)
  • India (IN)
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (IO)
  • Iraq (IQ)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of (IR)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Jamaica (JM)
  • Jordan (JO)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Kenya (KE)
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG)
  • Cambodia (Kampuchea) (KH)
  • Kiribati (KI)
  • Comoros (excluding Mayotte) (KM)
  • St Kitts and Nevis (KN)
  • North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (KP)
  • Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (KR)
  • Kuwait (KW)
  • Cayman Islands (KY)
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Laos (LA)
  • Lebanon (LB)
  • St. Lucia (LC)
  • Liechtenstein (LI)
  • Sri Lanka (LK)
  • Liberia (LR)
  • Lesotho (LS)
  • Libya (LY)
  • Morocco (MA)
  • Moldova, Republic of (MD)
  • Montenegro (ME)
  • Madagascar (MG)
  • Marshall Islands, Republic of (MH)
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK)
  • Mali (ML)
  • Myanmar (MM)
  • Mongolia (MN)
  • Macao (MO)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (MP)
  • Mauritania (MR)
  • Montserrat (MS)
  • Mauritius (MU)
  • Maldives (MV)
  • Malawi (MW)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • Malaysia (MY)
  • Mozambique (MZ)
  • Namibia (NA)
  • New Caledonia and dependencies (NC)
  • Niger (NE)
  • Norfolk Island (NF)
  • Nigeria (NG)
  • Nicaragua (NI)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Nepal (NP)
  • Nauru (NR)
  • Niue Island (NU)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Oman (OM)
  • Panama (PA)
  • Peru (PE)
  • French Polynesia (PF)
  • Papua New Guinea (PG)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Pakistan (PK)
  • St Pierre and Miquelon (PM)
  • Pitcairn (PN)
  • Occupied palestinian Territory (PS)
  • Palau (PW)
  • Paraguay (PY)
  • Qatar (QA)
  • High seas (Maritime domain outside of territorial waters) (QP)
  • Stores and provisions (QQ)
  • Stores and provisions within the framework of trade with Third Countries (QS)
  • Countries and territories not specified (QU)
  • Countries and territories not specified within the framework of trade with third countries (QW)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Rwanda (RW)
  • Saudi Arabia (SA)
  • Solomon Islands (SB)
  • Seychelles and dependencies (SC)
  • Sudan (SD)
  • Singapore (SG)
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (SH)
  • Sierra Leone (SL)
  • San Marino (SM)
  • Senegal (SN)
  • Somalia (SO)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • South Sudan (SS)
  • São Tomé and Principe (ST)
  • El Salvador (SV)
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (SX)
  • Syria (SY)
  • Swaziland (SZ)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (TC)
  • Chad (TD)
  • French Southern Territories (TF)
  • Togo (TG)
  • Thailand (TH)
  • Tajikistan (TJ)
  • Tokelau (TK)
  • Timor-Leste (TL)
  • Turkmenistan (TM)
  • Tunisia (TN)
  • Tonga (TO)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (TT)
  • Tuvalu (TV)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • Tanzania, United Republic of (TZ)
  • Ukraine (UA)
  • Uganda (UG)
  • United States Minor outlying islands (UM)
  • United States of America (US)
  • Uruguay (UY)
  • Uzbekistan (UZ)
  • Vatican City State (VA)
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines (VC)
  • Venezuela (VE)
  • Virgin Islands, British (VG)
  • Virgin Islands, United States (VI)
  • Viet Nam (VN)
  • Vanuatu (VU)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF)
  • Samoa (WS)
  • Ceuta (XC)
  • Kosovo (As defined by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999) (XK)
  • Melilla (XL)
  • Serbia (XS)
  • Yemen (YE)
  • South Africa (ZA)
  • Zambia (ZM)
  • Zimbabwe (ZW)
VAT standard rate 20.00 % 01/03/2017 03020
CARIFORUM
  • Antigua and Barbuda (AG)
  • Barbados (BB)
  • Bahamas (BS)
  • Belize (BZ)
  • Dominica (DM)
  • Dominican Republic (DO)
  • Grenada (GD)
  • Guyana (GY)
  • Haiti (HT)
  • Jamaica (JM)
  • St Kitts and Nevis (KN)
  • St. Lucia (LC)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (TT)
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines (VC)
Tariff preference 0.00 % Haiti D0805/08 29/12/2008
Central America
  • Costa Rica (CR)
  • Guatemala (GT)
  • Honduras (HN)
  • Nicaragua (NI)
  • Panama (PA)
  • El Salvador (SV)
Tariff preference 0.00 % D0734/12 01/08/2013
ERGA OMNES
  • Andorra (AD)
  • United Arab Emirates (AE)
  • Afghanistan (AF)
  • Antigua and Barbuda (AG)
  • Anguilla (AI)
  • Albania (AL)
  • Armenia (AM)
  • Angola (AO)
  • Antarctica (AQ)
  • Argentina (AR)
  • American Samoa (AS)
  • Australia (AU)
  • Aruba (AW)
  • Azerbaijan (AZ)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)
  • Barbados (BB)
  • Bangladesh (BD)
  • Burkina Faso (BF)
  • Bahrain (BH)
  • Burundi (BI)
  • Benin (BJ)
  • Saint Barthélemy (BL)
  • Bermuda (BM)
  • Brunei (BN)
  • Bolivia (BO)
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (BQ)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Bahamas (BS)
  • Bhutan (BT)
  • Bouvet Island (BV)
  • Botswana (BW)
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Belize (BZ)
  • Canada (CA)
  • Cocos Islands (or Keeling Islands) (CC)
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of (CD)
  • Central African Republic (CF)
  • Congo (Republic of) (CG)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Ivory Coast (CI)
  • Cook Islands (CK)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Cameroon (CM)
  • China (CN)
  • Colombia (CO)
  • Costa Rica (CR)
  • Cuba (CU)
  • Cape Verde (CV)
  • Curaçao (CW)
  • Christmas Island (CX)
  • Djibouti (DJ)
  • Dominica (DM)
  • Dominican Republic (DO)
  • Algeria (DZ)
  • Ecuador (EC)
  • Egypt (EG)
  • Western Sahara (EH)
  • Eritrea (ER)
  • Ethiopia (ET)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Fiji (FJ)
  • Falkland Islands (FK)
  • Micronesia, Federated States of (FM)
  • Faroe Islands (FO)
  • Gabon (GA)
  • Grenada (GD)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Ghana (GH)
  • Gibraltar (GI)
  • Greenland (GL)
  • Gambia (GM)
  • Guinea (GN)
  • Equatorial Guinea (GQ)
  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GS)
  • Guatemala (GT)
  • Guam (GU)
  • Guinea Bissau (GW)
  • Guyana (GY)
  • Hong Kong (HK)
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HM)
  • Honduras (HN)
  • Haiti (HT)
  • Indonesia (ID)
  • Israel (IL)
  • India (IN)
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (IO)
  • Iraq (IQ)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of (IR)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Jamaica (JM)
  • Jordan (JO)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Kenya (KE)
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG)
  • Cambodia (Kampuchea) (KH)
  • Kiribati (KI)
  • Comoros (excluding Mayotte) (KM)
  • St Kitts and Nevis (KN)
  • North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (KP)
  • Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (KR)
  • Kuwait (KW)
  • Cayman Islands (KY)
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Laos (LA)
  • Lebanon (LB)
  • St. Lucia (LC)
  • Liechtenstein (LI)
  • Sri Lanka (LK)
  • Liberia (LR)
  • Lesotho (LS)
  • Libya (LY)
  • Morocco (MA)
  • Moldova, Republic of (MD)
  • Montenegro (ME)
  • Madagascar (MG)
  • Marshall Islands, Republic of (MH)
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK)
  • Mali (ML)
  • Myanmar (MM)
  • Mongolia (MN)
  • Macao (MO)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (MP)
  • Mauritania (MR)
  • Montserrat (MS)
  • Mauritius (MU)
  • Maldives (MV)
  • Malawi (MW)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • Malaysia (MY)
  • Mozambique (MZ)
  • Namibia (NA)
  • New Caledonia and dependencies (NC)
  • Niger (NE)
  • Norfolk Island (NF)
  • Nigeria (NG)
  • Nicaragua (NI)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Nepal (NP)
  • Nauru (NR)
  • Niue Island (NU)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Oman (OM)
  • Panama (PA)
  • Peru (PE)
  • French Polynesia (PF)
  • Papua New Guinea (PG)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Pakistan (PK)
  • St Pierre and Miquelon (PM)
  • Pitcairn (PN)
  • Occupied palestinian Territory (PS)
  • Palau (PW)
  • Paraguay (PY)
  • Qatar (QA)
  • High seas (Maritime domain outside of territorial waters) (QP)
  • Stores and provisions (QQ)
  • Stores and provisions within the framework of trade with Third Countries (QS)
  • Countries and territories not specified (QU)
  • Countries and territories not specified within the framework of trade with third countries (QW)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Rwanda (RW)
  • Saudi Arabia (SA)
  • Solomon Islands (SB)
  • Seychelles and dependencies (SC)
  • Sudan (SD)
  • Singapore (SG)
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (SH)
  • Sierra Leone (SL)
  • San Marino (SM)
  • Senegal (SN)
  • Somalia (SO)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • South Sudan (SS)
  • São Tomé and Principe (ST)
  • El Salvador (SV)
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (SX)
  • Syria (SY)
  • Swaziland (SZ)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (TC)
  • Chad (TD)
  • French Southern Territories (TF)
  • Togo (TG)
  • Thailand (TH)
  • Tajikistan (TJ)
  • Tokelau (TK)
  • Timor-Leste (TL)
  • Turkmenistan (TM)
  • Tunisia (TN)
  • Tonga (TO)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (TT)
  • Tuvalu (TV)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • Tanzania, United Republic of (TZ)
  • Ukraine (UA)
  • Uganda (UG)
  • United States Minor outlying islands (UM)
  • United States of America (US)
  • Uruguay (UY)
  • Uzbekistan (UZ)
  • Vatican City State (VA)
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines (VC)
  • Venezuela (VE)
  • Virgin Islands, British (VG)
  • Virgin Islands, United States (VI)
  • Viet Nam (VN)
  • Vanuatu (VU)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF)
  • Samoa (WS)
  • Ceuta (XC)
  • Kosovo (As defined by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999) (XK)
  • Melilla (XL)
  • Serbia (XS)
  • Yemen (YE)
  • South Africa (ZA)
  • Zambia (ZM)
  • Zimbabwe (ZW)
Supplementary unit 1000 p/st R2658/87 01/01/2008
ERGA OMNES
  • Andorra (AD)
  • United Arab Emirates (AE)
  • Afghanistan (AF)
  • Antigua and Barbuda (AG)
  • Anguilla (AI)
  • Albania (AL)
  • Armenia (AM)
  • Angola (AO)
  • Antarctica (AQ)
  • Argentina (AR)
  • American Samoa (AS)
  • Australia (AU)
  • Aruba (AW)
  • Azerbaijan (AZ)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)
  • Barbados (BB)
  • Bangladesh (BD)
  • Burkina Faso (BF)
  • Bahrain (BH)
  • Burundi (BI)
  • Benin (BJ)
  • Saint Barthélemy (BL)
  • Bermuda (BM)
  • Brunei (BN)
  • Bolivia (BO)
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (BQ)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Bahamas (BS)
  • Bhutan (BT)
  • Bouvet Island (BV)
  • Botswana (BW)
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Belize (BZ)
  • Canada (CA)
  • Cocos Islands (or Keeling Islands) (CC)
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of (CD)
  • Central African Republic (CF)
  • Congo (Republic of) (CG)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Ivory Coast (CI)
  • Cook Islands (CK)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Cameroon (CM)
  • China (CN)
  • Colombia (CO)
  • Costa Rica (CR)
  • Cuba (CU)
  • Cape Verde (CV)
  • Curaçao (CW)
  • Christmas Island (CX)
  • Djibouti (DJ)
  • Dominica (DM)
  • Dominican Republic (DO)
  • Algeria (DZ)
  • Ecuador (EC)
  • Egypt (EG)
  • Western Sahara (EH)
  • Eritrea (ER)
  • Ethiopia (ET)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Fiji (FJ)
  • Falkland Islands (FK)
  • Micronesia, Federated States of (FM)
  • Faroe Islands (FO)
  • Gabon (GA)
  • Grenada (GD)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Ghana (GH)
  • Gibraltar (GI)
  • Greenland (GL)
  • Gambia (GM)
  • Guinea (GN)
  • Equatorial Guinea (GQ)
  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GS)
  • Guatemala (GT)
  • Guam (GU)
  • Guinea Bissau (GW)
  • Guyana (GY)
  • Hong Kong (HK)
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HM)
  • Honduras (HN)
  • Haiti (HT)
  • Indonesia (ID)
  • Israel (IL)
  • India (IN)
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (IO)
  • Iraq (IQ)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of (IR)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Jamaica (JM)
  • Jordan (JO)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Kenya (KE)
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG)
  • Cambodia (Kampuchea) (KH)
  • Kiribati (KI)
  • Comoros (excluding Mayotte) (KM)
  • St Kitts and Nevis (KN)
  • North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (KP)
  • Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (KR)
  • Kuwait (KW)
  • Cayman Islands (KY)
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Laos (LA)
  • Lebanon (LB)
  • St. Lucia (LC)
  • Liechtenstein (LI)
  • Sri Lanka (LK)
  • Liberia (LR)
  • Lesotho (LS)
  • Libya (LY)
  • Morocco (MA)
  • Moldova, Republic of (MD)
  • Montenegro (ME)
  • Madagascar (MG)
  • Marshall Islands, Republic of (MH)
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK)
  • Mali (ML)
  • Myanmar (MM)
  • Mongolia (MN)
  • Macao (MO)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (MP)
  • Mauritania (MR)
  • Montserrat (MS)
  • Mauritius (MU)
  • Maldives (MV)
  • Malawi (MW)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • Malaysia (MY)
  • Mozambique (MZ)
  • Namibia (NA)
  • New Caledonia and dependencies (NC)
  • Niger (NE)
  • Norfolk Island (NF)
  • Nigeria (NG)
  • Nicaragua (NI)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Nepal (NP)
  • Nauru (NR)
  • Niue Island (NU)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Oman (OM)
  • Panama (PA)
  • Peru (PE)
  • French Polynesia (PF)
  • Papua New Guinea (PG)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Pakistan (PK)
  • St Pierre and Miquelon (PM)
  • Pitcairn (PN)
  • Occupied palestinian Territory (PS)
  • Palau (PW)
  • Paraguay (PY)
  • Qatar (QA)
  • High seas (Maritime domain outside of territorial waters) (QP)
  • Stores and provisions (QQ)
  • Stores and provisions within the framework of trade with Third Countries (QS)
  • Countries and territories not specified (QU)
  • Countries and territories not specified within the framework of trade with third countries (QW)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Rwanda (RW)
  • Saudi Arabia (SA)
  • Solomon Islands (SB)
  • Seychelles and dependencies (SC)
  • Sudan (SD)
  • Singapore (SG)
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (SH)
  • Sierra Leone (SL)
  • San Marino (SM)
  • Senegal (SN)
  • Somalia (SO)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • South Sudan (SS)
  • São Tomé and Principe (ST)
  • El Salvador (SV)
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (SX)
  • Syria (SY)
  • Swaziland (SZ)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (TC)
  • Chad (TD)
  • French Southern Territories (TF)
  • Togo (TG)
  • Thailand (TH)
  • Tajikistan (TJ)
  • Tokelau (TK)
  • Timor-Leste (TL)
  • Turkmenistan (TM)
  • Tunisia (TN)
  • Tonga (TO)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (TT)
  • Tuvalu (TV)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • Tanzania, United Republic of (TZ)
  • Ukraine (UA)
  • Uganda (UG)
  • United States Minor outlying islands (UM)
  • United States of America (US)
  • Uruguay (UY)
  • Uzbekistan (UZ)
  • Vatican City State (VA)
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines (VC)
  • Venezuela (VE)
  • Virgin Islands, British (VG)
  • Virgin Islands, United States (VI)
  • Viet Nam (VN)
  • Vanuatu (VU)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF)
  • Samoa (WS)
  • Ceuta (XC)
  • Kosovo (As defined by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999) (XK)
  • Melilla (XL)
  • Serbia (XS)
  • Yemen (YE)
  • South Africa (ZA)
  • Zambia (ZM)
  • Zimbabwe (ZW)
Third country duty 2.70 % R2261/98 01/01/1999
EU-Switzerland agreement: re-imported goods
  • European Union (EU)
Tariff preference 0.00 % Conditions R2840/72 01/01/2007 CD500
Eastern and Southern Africa States
  • Madagascar (MG)
  • Mauritius (MU)
  • Seychelles and dependencies (SC)
  • Zimbabwe (ZW)
Tariff preference 0.00 % D0196/12 14/05/2012
Economic Partnership Agreements
  • Ivory Coast (CI)
  • Kenya (KE)
Tariff preference 0.00 % R1076/16 28/07/2016
European Economic Area
  • European Union (EU)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Liechtenstein (LI)
  • Norway (NO)
Tariff preference 0.00 % Conditions D0001/94 01/07/2007 CD303
GSP (R 12/978) - Annex IV
  • Afghanistan (AF)
  • Angola (AO)
  • Bangladesh (BD)
  • Burkina Faso (BF)
  • Burundi (BI)
  • Benin (BJ)
  • Bhutan (BT)
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of (CD)
  • Central African Republic (CF)
  • Djibouti (DJ)
  • Eritrea (ER)
  • Ethiopia (ET)
  • Gambia (GM)
  • Guinea (GN)
  • Equatorial Guinea (GQ)
  • Guinea Bissau (GW)
  • Haiti (HT)
  • Cambodia (Kampuchea) (KH)
  • Kiribati (KI)
  • Comoros (excluding Mayotte) (KM)
  • Laos (LA)
  • Liberia (LR)
  • Lesotho (LS)
  • Madagascar (MG)
  • Mali (ML)
  • Myanmar (MM)
  • Mauritania (MR)
  • Malawi (MW)
  • Mozambique (MZ)
  • Niger (NE)
  • Nepal (NP)
  • Rwanda (RW)
  • Solomon Islands (SB)
  • Sudan (SD)
  • Sierra Leone (SL)
  • Senegal (SN)
  • Somalia (SO)
  • South Sudan (SS)
  • São Tomé and Principe (ST)
  • Chad (TD)
  • Togo (TG)
  • Timor-Leste (TL)
  • Tuvalu (TV)
  • Tanzania, United Republic of (TZ)
  • Uganda (UG)
  • Vanuatu (VU)
  • Samoa (WS)
  • Yemen (YE)
  • Zambia (ZM)
Tariff preference 0.00 % R0978/12 01/01/2014
GSP (R 12/978) - General arrangements
  • Congo (Republic of) (CG)
  • Ivory Coast (CI)
  • Cook Islands (CK)
  • Micronesia, Federated States of (FM)
  • Ghana (GH)
  • Indonesia (ID)
  • India (IN)
  • Kenya (KE)
  • Nigeria (NG)
  • Nauru (NR)
  • Niue Island (NU)
  • Syria (SY)
  • Swaziland (SZ)
  • Tajikistan (TJ)
  • Tonga (TO)
  • Ukraine (UA)
  • Uzbekistan (UZ)
  • Viet Nam (VN)
Tariff preference 0.00 % India R0978/12 01/01/2017
GSP+ (incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance)
  • Armenia (AM)
  • Bolivia (BO)
  • Cape Verde (CV)
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG)
  • Sri Lanka (LK)
  • Mongolia (MN)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Pakistan (PK)
  • Paraguay (PY)
Tariff preference 0.00 % R0978/12 01/01/2014
OCTs (Overseas Countries and Territories)
  • Anguilla (AI)
  • Antarctica (AQ)
  • Aruba (AW)
  • Saint Barthélemy (BL)
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (BQ)
  • Curaçao (CW)
  • Falkland Islands (FK)
  • Greenland (GL)
  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GS)
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (IO)
  • Cayman Islands (KY)
  • Montserrat (MS)
  • New Caledonia and dependencies (NC)
  • French Polynesia (PF)
  • St Pierre and Miquelon (PM)
  • Pitcairn (PN)
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (SH)
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (SX)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (TC)
  • French Southern Territories (TF)
  • Virgin Islands, British (VG)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF)
Tariff preference 0.00 % D0755/13 01/01/2014
SADC EPA
  • Botswana (BW)
  • Lesotho (LS)
  • Namibia (NA)
  • Swaziland (SZ)
Tariff preference 0.00 % D1623/16 10/10/2016
Albania (AL) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0332/09 01/04/2009
Algeria (DZ) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0690/05 01/09/2005
Andorra (AD) Customs Union Duty 0.00 % D0680/90 01/01/2006
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0474/08 01/07/2008
Cameroon (CM) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0152/09 04/08/2014
Ceuta (XC) Tariff preference 0.00 % A0001/85 01/07/1991
Chile (CL) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0979/02 01/07/2006
Colombia (CO) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0735/12 01/08/2013
Ecuador (EC) Tariff preference 0.00 % D2369/16 01/01/2017
Egypt (EG) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0635/04 01/06/2004
Faroe Islands (FO) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0126/97 01/01/1997
Fiji (FJ) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0729/09 28/07/2014
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0239/04 01/04/2004
Georgia (GE) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0494/14 01/09/2014
Ghana (GH) Tariff preference 0.00 % D1850/16 15/12/2016
Israel (IL) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0855/09 01/01/2010
Jordan (JO) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0357/02 01/05/2002
Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (KR) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0265/11 01/07/2014
Kosovo (As defined by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999) (XK) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0342/16 01/04/2016
Lebanon (LB) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0356/06 01/04/2006
Melilla (XL) Tariff preference 0.00 % A0001/85 01/01/1999
Mexico (MX) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0415/00 01/07/2016
Moldova, Republic of (MD) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0492/14 01/01/2016
Montenegro (ME) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0224/10 01/05/2010
Morocco (MA) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0204/00 01/03/2000
Occupied palestinian Territory (PS) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0430/97 01/01/2001
Papua New Guinea (PG) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0729/09 20/12/2009
Peru (PE) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0735/12 01/03/2013
San Marino (SM) Customs Union Duty 0.00 % D0245/02 01/01/2006
Serbia (XS) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0036/10 01/02/2010
South Africa (ZA) Tariff preference 0.00 % D1623/16 10/10/2016
Switzerland (CH) Tariff preference 0.00 % R2840/72 20/12/1972
Syria (SY) Tariff preference 0.00 % R2216/78 01/11/1978
Tunisia (TN) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0238/98 01/03/1998
Turkey (TR) Customs Union Duty 0.00 % D0142/96 01/01/2006
Ukraine (UA) Tariff preference 0.00 % D0295/14 01/01/2016

Export measures and restrictions

Measures for all countries
Country Measure Value Conditions that apply Exclusions Council Regulation (EEC) Start date
(End date, if any)
Footnotes
ERGA OMNES
  • Andorra (AD)
  • United Arab Emirates (AE)
  • Afghanistan (AF)
  • Antigua and Barbuda (AG)
  • Anguilla (AI)
  • Albania (AL)
  • Armenia (AM)
  • Angola (AO)
  • Antarctica (AQ)
  • Argentina (AR)
  • American Samoa (AS)
  • Australia (AU)
  • Aruba (AW)
  • Azerbaijan (AZ)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)
  • Barbados (BB)
  • Bangladesh (BD)
  • Burkina Faso (BF)
  • Bahrain (BH)
  • Burundi (BI)
  • Benin (BJ)
  • Saint Barthélemy (BL)
  • Bermuda (BM)
  • Brunei (BN)
  • Bolivia (BO)
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (BQ)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Bahamas (BS)
  • Bhutan (BT)
  • Bouvet Island (BV)
  • Botswana (BW)
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Belize (BZ)
  • Canada (CA)
  • Cocos Islands (or Keeling Islands) (CC)
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of (CD)
  • Central African Republic (CF)
  • Congo (Republic of) (CG)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Ivory Coast (CI)
  • Cook Islands (CK)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Cameroon (CM)
  • China (CN)
  • Colombia (CO)
  • Costa Rica (CR)
  • Cuba (CU)
  • Cape Verde (CV)
  • Curaçao (CW)
  • Christmas Island (CX)
  • Djibouti (DJ)
  • Dominica (DM)
  • Dominican Republic (DO)
  • Algeria (DZ)
  • Ecuador (EC)
  • Egypt (EG)
  • Western Sahara (EH)
  • Eritrea (ER)
  • Ethiopia (ET)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Fiji (FJ)
  • Falkland Islands (FK)
  • Micronesia, Federated States of (FM)
  • Faroe Islands (FO)
  • Gabon (GA)
  • Grenada (GD)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Ghana (GH)
  • Gibraltar (GI)
  • Greenland (GL)
  • Gambia (GM)
  • Guinea (GN)
  • Equatorial Guinea (GQ)
  • South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GS)
  • Guatemala (GT)
  • Guam (GU)
  • Guinea Bissau (GW)
  • Guyana (GY)
  • Hong Kong (HK)
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HM)
  • Honduras (HN)
  • Haiti (HT)
  • Indonesia (ID)
  • Israel (IL)
  • India (IN)
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (IO)
  • Iraq (IQ)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of (IR)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Jamaica (JM)
  • Jordan (JO)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Kenya (KE)
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG)
  • Cambodia (Kampuchea) (KH)
  • Kiribati (KI)
  • Comoros (excluding Mayotte) (KM)
  • St Kitts and Nevis (KN)
  • North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (KP)
  • Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (KR)
  • Kuwait (KW)
  • Cayman Islands (KY)
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Laos (LA)
  • Lebanon (LB)
  • St. Lucia (LC)
  • Liechtenstein (LI)
  • Sri Lanka (LK)
  • Liberia (LR)
  • Lesotho (LS)
  • Libya (LY)
  • Morocco (MA)
  • Moldova, Republic of (MD)
  • Montenegro (ME)
  • Madagascar (MG)
  • Marshall Islands, Republic of (MH)
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK)
  • Mali (ML)
  • Myanmar (MM)
  • Mongolia (MN)
  • Macao (MO)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (MP)
  • Mauritania (MR)
  • Montserrat (MS)
  • Mauritius (MU)
  • Maldives (MV)
  • Malawi (MW)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • Malaysia (MY)
  • Mozambique (MZ)
  • Namibia (NA)
  • New Caledonia and dependencies (NC)
  • Niger (NE)
  • Norfolk Island (NF)
  • Nigeria (NG)
  • Nicaragua (NI)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Nepal (NP)
  • Nauru (NR)
  • Niue Island (NU)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Oman (OM)
  • Panama (PA)
  • Peru (PE)
  • French Polynesia (PF)
  • Papua New Guinea (PG)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Pakistan (PK)
  • St Pierre and Miquelon (PM)
  • Pitcairn (PN)
  • Occupied palestinian Territory (PS)
  • Palau (PW)
  • Paraguay (PY)
  • Qatar (QA)
  • High seas (Maritime domain outside of territorial waters) (QP)
  • Stores and provisions (QQ)
  • Stores and provisions within the framework of trade with Third Countries (QS)
  • Countries and territories not specified (QU)
  • Countries and territories not specified within the framework of trade with third countries (QW)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Rwanda (RW)
  • Saudi Arabia (SA)
  • Solomon Islands (SB)
  • Seychelles and dependencies (SC)
  • Sudan (SD)
  • Singapore (SG)
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (SH)
  • Sierra Leone (SL)
  • San Marino (SM)
  • Senegal (SN)
  • Somalia (SO)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • South Sudan (SS)
  • São Tomé and Principe (ST)
  • El Salvador (SV)
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (SX)
  • Syria (SY)
  • Swaziland (SZ)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (TC)
  • Chad (TD)
  • French Southern Territories (TF)
  • Togo (TG)
  • Thailand (TH)
  • Tajikistan (TJ)
  • Tokelau (TK)
  • Timor-Leste (TL)
  • Turkmenistan (TM)
  • Tunisia (TN)
  • Tonga (TO)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (TT)
  • Tuvalu (TV)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • Tanzania, United Republic of (TZ)
  • Ukraine (UA)
  • Uganda (UG)
  • United States Minor outlying islands (UM)
  • United States of America (US)
  • Uruguay (UY)
  • Uzbekistan (UZ)
  • Vatican City State (VA)
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines (VC)
  • Venezuela (VE)
  • Virgin Islands, British (VG)
  • Virgin Islands, United States (VI)
  • Viet Nam (VN)
  • Vanuatu (VU)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF)
  • Samoa (WS)
  • Ceuta (XC)
  • Kosovo (As defined by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999) (XK)
  • Melilla (XL)
  • Serbia (XS)
  • Yemen (YE)
  • South Africa (ZA)
  • Zambia (ZM)
  • Zimbabwe (ZW)
Supplementary unit 1000 p/st R2658/87 01/01/2008

Chapter notes

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

Chapter notes

  • 1. Apart from blow lamps, portable forges, grinding wheels with frameworks, manicure and pedicure sets, and goods of heading 8209, this Chapter covers only articles with a blade, working edge, working surface or other working part of:
    • (a) base metal;
    • (b) metal carbides or cermets;
    • (c) precious or semi-precious stones (natural, synthetic or reconstructed) on a support of base metal, metal carbide or cermet; or
    • (d) abrasive materials on a support of base metal, provided that the articles have cutting teeth, flutes, grooves, or the like, of base metal, which retain their identity and function after the application of the abrasive.
  • 2. Parts of base metal of the articles of this chapter are to be classified with the articles of which they are parts, except parts separately specified as such and tool-holders for hand tools (heading 8466). However, parts of general use as defined in note 2 to Section XV are in all cases excluded from this chapter.
    • Heads, blades and cutting plates for electric shavers or electric hair clippers are to be classified in heading 8510.
  • 3. Sets consisting of one or more knives of heading 8211 and at least an equal number of articles of heading 8215 are to be classified in heading 8215.

Section notes

  • 1. This section does not cover:
    • (a) prepared paints, inks or other products with a basis of metallic flakes or powder (headings 3207 to 3210, 3212, 3213 or 3215);
    • (b) ferro-cerium or other pyrophoric alloys (heading 3606);
    • (c) headgear or parts thereof of heading 6506 or 6507;
    • (d) umbrella frames or other articles of heading 6603;
    • (e) goods of Chapter 71 (for example, precious-metal alloys, base metal clad with precious metal, imitation jewellery);
    • (f) articles of Section XVI (machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical goods);
    • (g) assembled railway or tramway track (heading 8608) or other articles of Section XVII (vehicles, ships and boats, aircraft);
    • (h) instruments or apparatus of Section XVIII, including clock or watch springs;
    • (ij) lead shot prepared for ammunition (heading 9306) or other articles of Section XIX (arms and ammunition);
    • (k) articles of Chapter 94 (for example, furniture, mattress supports, lamps and lighting fittings, illuminated signs, prefabricated buildings);
    • (l) articles of Chapter 95 (for example, toys, games, sports requisites);
    • (m) hand sieves, buttons, pens, pencil-holders, pen nibs or other articles of Chapter 96 (miscellaneous manufactured articles); or
    • (n) articles of Chapter 97 (for example, works of art).
  • 2. Throughout the nomenclature, the expression ‘parts of general use’ means:
    • (a) articles of heading 7307, 7312, 7315, 7317 or 7318 and similar articles of other base metal;
    • (b) springs and leaves for springs, of base metal, other than clock or watch springs (heading 9114); and
    • (c) articles of headings 8301, 8302, 8308, 8310 and frames and mirrors, of base metal, of heading 8306.
  • In Chapters 73 to 76 and 78 to 82 (but not in heading 7315), references to parts of goods do not include references to parts of general use as defined above.
  • Subject to the preceding paragraph and to note 1 to Chapter 83, the articles of Chapter 82 or 83 are excluded from Chapters 72 to 76 and 78 to 81.
  • 3. Throughout the nomenclature, the expression ‘base metals’ means: iron and steel, copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc, tin, tungsten (wolfram), molybdenum, tantalum, magnesium, cobalt, bismuth, cadmium, titanium, zirconium, antimony, manganese, beryllium, chromium, germanium, vanadium, gallium, hafnium, indium, niobium (columbium), rhenium and thallium.
  • 4. Throughout the nomenclature, the term ‘cermets’ means products containing a microscopic heterogeneous combination of a metallic component and a ceramic component. The term ‘cermets’ includes sintered metal carbides (metal carbides sintered with a metal).
  • 5. Classification of alloys (other than ferro-alloys and master alloys as defined in Chapters 72 and 74):
    • (a) An alloy of base metals is to be classified as an alloy of the metal which predominates by weight over each of the other metals.
    • (b) An alloy composed of base metals of this section and of elements not falling within this section is to be treated as an alloy of base metals of this section if the total weight of such metals equals or exceeds the total weight of the other elements present.
    • (c) In this section, the term ‘alloys’ includes sintered mixtures of metal powders, heterogeneous intimate mixtures obtained by melting (other than cermets) and intermetallic compounds.
  • 6. Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in the nomenclature to a base metal includes a reference to alloys which, by virtue of note 5 above, are to be classified as alloys of that metal.
  • 7. Classification of composite articles:
  • Except where the headings otherwise require, articles of base metal (including articles of mixed materials treated as articles of base metal under the Interpretative rules) containing two or more base metals are to be treated as articles of the base metal predominating by weight over each of the other metals.
  • For this purpose:
    • (a) Iron and steel, or different kinds of iron or steel, are regarded as one and the same metal.
    • (b) An alloy is regarded as being entirely composed of that metal as an alloy of which, by virtue of note 5, it is classified.
    • (c) A cermet of heading 8113 is regarded as a single base metal.
  • 8. In this section, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them:
    • (a) Waste and scrap
    • Metal waste and scrap from the manufacture or mechanical working of metals, and metal goods definitely not usable as such because of breakage, cutting-up, wear or other reasons.
    • (b) Powders
    • Products of which 90% or more by weight passes through a sieve having a mesh aperture of 1mm.

Tariff preference for EU-Switzerland agreement: re-imported goods

Condition Document code Requirement Action Duty expression
B1: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document U090 Certificate of origin: Movement certificate EUR. 1 - Movement certificate EUR-MED (under the condition that in box 7 the remark "no cumulation applied" is marked with a cross) stating European Community origin, in the context of the agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation (codification/key: U090) Apply the mentioned duty
B2: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document U091 Certificate of origin: Invoice declaration - Invoice declaration EUR-MED (under the condition the declaration contains the remark "no cumulation applied"), stating European Community origin, in the context of the agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation Apply the mentioned duty
B3: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document Measure not applicable

Footnote for measure

Code Description
CD500

Eligibility to benefit from this preference is subject to the presentation of a proof of origin stating the community origin of the goods, in the context of the agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation.

Footnote for measure

Code Description
03020

UK VAT standard rate

Tariff preference for European Economic Area

Condition Document code Requirement Action Duty expression
B1: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document Y021 Particular provisions: Request for EEA preferential treatment Apply the mentioned duty
B2: Presentation of a certificate/licence/document Measure not applicable

Footnote for measure

Code Description
CD303

The relief from or reduction of customs duties shall be subject to the specific request expressed by the declarant in box 44 "Additional information/Documents produced/Certificates and authorisations", of the Single Administrative Document (SAD)