How to determine HTS code?

In this article we look at how many trade compliance professionals approach HS classification. We will not cover the general rules of interpretation of the harmonized system in this article,…

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HS code engineering

HS code engineering or tariff engineering is the term used to describe a broad set of activities undertaken to change the way a product is classified under WCO's harmonized system…

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ASEAN Customs Declaration Document

The ASEAN Single Window refers to the enterprise platform that integrates all the National Single Windows (NSWs) of member states. This network allows for the flow of information via electronic…

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What does a Customs broker do?

Eagerly attempting to participate in international trade is one thing, meeting the regulations and requirements is another!  As an exporter or importer, you would want your goods to be cleared…

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How to look up HS tariff code

We have published several guides about doing HS classification using WCO's classification rules and we always urge traders to classify their products following these rules. Nonetheless, WCO's General Rules for…

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HS code for hand sanitizer?

The Covid-19 situation has given rise to an increase in volumes of hand sanitizer products being shipped across borders internationally. It is no surprise that the HS code for hand…

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Logistics & Supply Chain Definitions

The supply chain and logistics space is so full of terminology and jargon that even the most experienced logisticians can often come across new terms they are unfamiliar with. Here…

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What are Export Controls?

Export controls define the rules surrounding the release of certain types of data, information, products, technology, services and funds from a country. Export control regulations are written to prevent the…

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