The online version of the 2022 edition of the HS is now available from the World Customs Organization (WCO). From 1st January 2022 the updated HS 2022 edition will come into action as the world’s global standard for classifying goods in international trade.
The new 2022 edition of the HS tariff includes considerable changes with 351 sets of amendments;
- 77 relating to the agricultural sector
- 58 to the chemical sector
- 31 to the wood sector
- 21 to the textile sector
- 27 to the base metal sector
- 63 to the machinery sector
- 22 to the transport sector
- and an additional 52 that apply to a variety of other sectors
HMRC have published a list of updates to 2022 UK goods classification chapters at 10-digit level and the correlation of commodity codes to the 8-digit level from the 2021 tariff to that of 2022.
These can be viewed at https://www.trade-tariff.service.gov.uk/help/cn2021_cn2022
The full integrated tariff can be viewed at https://www.trade-tariff.service.gov.uk/browse
BIFA have an in-depth explanation of the 2022 tariff – You can view the article here.