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Brief Introduction (2003) of
Customs Import and Export Tariff of PR. of China
  Note: this table is just a brief referrence to 2003 Customs Import and Export Tariff of the People's Republic of China, it contains all sections and chapters, however, only the chapters in orange color are shown in our Imp & Exp Statistics Database  
Section Chapter Chapter Description
     
SECTION 1 Living Animals; Animal Products
  01 live animals
  02 meat and edible meat offal
  03 fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
  04 dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
  05 products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
     
SECTION 2 Vegetable Products
  06 live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
  07 edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
  08 edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
  09 coffee, tea, mate, and spices
  10 cereals
  11 products of milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
  12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
  13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
  14 vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
     
SECTION 3 Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils and Their Cleavage Products; Prepared Edible Fats; Animal or Vegetable Waxes
  15 'Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes
     
SECTION 4 Prepared Foodstuffs; Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar; Tobacco and Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes
  16 preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic
  17 sugars and sugar confectionery
  18 cocoa and cocoa preparations
  19 preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, pastrycooks' products
  20
preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
  21 Miscellaneous edible preparations
  22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar
  23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
  24 tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
     
SECTION 5 Mineral Products
  25 Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
  26 Ores, slag and ash
  27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
 
 
SECTION 6 Products of the Chemical or Allied Industies
  28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals of radioactive elements or of isotopes
  29 Organic chemicals
  30 Pharmaceutical products
  31 Fertilizers
  32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
  33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
  34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster
  35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
  36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
  37 Photographic or cinematographic goods
  38 Miscellaneous chemical products
     
SECTION 7 Plastics and Articles thereof; Rubber and Articles thereof
  39 Plastics and articles thereof
  40 Rubber and articles thereof
 
 
SECTION 8 Raw Hides and Skins, Leather, Furskins and Articles Thereof; Saddlery and Harness; Travel Goods, Handbags and Similar Containers; Articles of Animal Gut (Other Than Silk-Worm Gut)
  41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
  42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
  43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
 
 
SECTION 9 Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal; Cork and Articles of Cork; Manufactures of Straw, of Esparto or of Other Plaiting Materials; Basketware and Wickerwork
  44 wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
  45 cork and articles of cork
  46 manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
 
 
SECTION 10 Pulp of Wood or of Other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Recovered (Waste and Scrap) Paper or Paperboard; Paper and Paperboard and Articles Thereof
  47 pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard
  48 paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
  49 printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
 
 
SECTION 11 Textiles and Textile Articles
  50 silk
  51 wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
  52 cotton
  53 other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
  54 Man-made filaments
  55 Man-made staple fibres
  56 wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twin, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
  57 carpets and other textile floor coverings
  58 special woven fabrics, tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
  59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
  60 knitted or crocheted fabrics
  61 articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
  62 articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
  63 other made up textile articles; set; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
     
SECTION 12 Footwear, Headwear, Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking-Sticks, Seat-Sticks, Whips, Riding-Crops and Parts thereof; Prepared Feathers and Articles made therewith; Artificial Flowers; Articles of Human Hair
  64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
  65 headgear and parts thereof
  66 umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof
  67 prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair
 
 
SECTION 13 Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials; Ceramic Products; Glass and Glassware
  68 articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
  69 ceramic products
  70 glass and glassware
   
SECTION 14 Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with Precious Metal and Articles thereof; Imitation Jewellery; Coin
  71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin
   
SECTION 15 Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal
  72 iron and steel
  73 articles of iron or steel
  74 copper and articles thereof
  75 nickel and articles thereof
  76 aluminium and articles thereof
  77 reserved for possible future use in the Tariff
  78 lead and articles thereof
  79 zinc and articles thereof
  80 tin and articles thereof
  81 other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
  82 tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
  83 miscellaneous articles of base metal
   
SECTION 16 Machinery and Mechanical Appliances; Electrical Equipment; Parts thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Parts and Accessories of Such Articles
  84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
   
SECTION 17 Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels and Associated Transport Equipment
  86 railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
  87 vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  88 aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  89 ships, boats and floating structures
   
SECTION 18 Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic Measuring, Checking, Precision Medical or Surgical Instruments and Apparatus; Clocks and Watches; Musical Instruments; Parts and Accessories Thereof
  90 optical, photographic, cinematographic measuring, checking, precision medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  91 clocks and watches and parts thereof
  92 musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
   
SECTION 19 Arms and Ammunition; Parts and Accesssories Thereof
  93 arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
   
SECTION 20 Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
  94 furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
  95 toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
  96 miscellaneous manufactured articles
   
SECTION 21 Works of Art, Collectors' Pieces and Antiques
  97 works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
   
SECTION 22 Articles of Special Trade and Good Unclassified
  98 articles of special trade and good unclassified