ITC HS Code List or India Harmonised Code System Code.
ITC-HS Codes or better known as Indian Trade Clarification based on Harmonized System of Coding was adopted in India for import-export operations. Indian custom uses an eight digit ITC-HS Codes to suit the national trade requirements.
ITC-HS Codes Schedules
ITC-HS codes are divided into two schedules. ITC(HS) Import Schedule I describe the rules and guidelines related to import policies where as Schedule II describe the rules and regulation related to export policies. Schedule I of the ITC-HS code is divided into 21 sections and each section is further divided into chapters. The total number of chapters in the schedule I is 98. The chapters are further divided into sub-heading under which different HS codes are mentioned. Export Policy Schedule II of the ITC-HS code contain 97 chapters giving all the details about the guidelines related to the export policies.
Governing Body of ITC (HS) Code:
Any changes or formulation or addition of new codes in ITC-HS Codes are carried out by DGFT (Directorate General of Foreign Trade). Commodity description, weeding out of defunct codes, addition of new codes, change of product description etc., are taken up periodically as a part of the ongoing process towards perfection.
ITC Hs Code Major 21 Sections
- Animals & Animal Products
- Vegetable Products
- Animal Or Vegetable Fats
- Prepared Foodstuffs
- Mineral Products
- Chemical Products
- Plastics & Rubber
- Hides & Skins
- Wood & Wood Products
- Wood Pulp Products
- Textiles & Textile Articles
- Footwear, Headgear
- Articles Of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos
- Pearls, Precious Or Semi-Precious Stones, Metals
- Base Metals & Articles Thereof
- Machinery & Mechanical Appliances
- Transportation Equipment
- Instruments - Measuring, Musical
- Arms & Ammunition
- Works Of Art