Explanatory Notes 2022
Explanatory Notes to the Harmonized System 2022 are tools developed by the Harmonized System Committee and adopted by the Council. They provide technical descriptions of goods and practical indications for the classification and identification of products.
They form are the official interpretation of the HS Nomenclature at the international level and serve as a reference in today’s world trade. It is an indispensable complement to the HS and a great resource for importers, customs brokers, and trade law professionals.
In this 2022 HS edition, new Explanatory Notes have been created to include newly integrated products to the HS such as edible insects, drones and electronic waste. The text covers the General Rules of Interpretation, Section Notes, and the Chapters and Subheadings.