6 digit HS codes Chapter 73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL (2023)

Posted on 02 June 2022 Category : HS code

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In this article, the Harmonized System codes (Harmonized Tariff System- HTS) for ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL are mentioned which help you in exporting and importing of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL . These codes help exporters and importer all over world to know product classification code named differently in each country like Schedule B, ITC, HS, HTS, Tariff Code etc.

For example if you need to export or import ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL from/to any country, the customs department and other government and non government agencies of respective country identify your product on the basis of harmonized system code. If you are importing or exporting ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL, the 6 digit harmonized system code mentioned in this article is accepted all over world. In other words, the export and import of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL are categorized productwise under the information mentioned here. These harmonized system codes (HS codes) have been displayed in this web blog in a systematic order to make you understand and identify easily. I hope, the information in this article helps you for smooth import or export of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL

7301 sheet piling, welded angles etc of iron or steel

730110 Sheet piling of Iron or Steel

730120 Welded Angles, shapes and sections of Iron or Steel

7302 railway etc track construction material, iron & steel

730210 Rails: Of iron or nonalloy steel

730220 Sleepers (cross - ties)

730230 Switch blades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces

730240 Fish-plates and sole plates

730290 Other

7303 tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of cast iron

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730300 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron

7304 tubes, pipes etc, seamless, iron nesoi & steel

730410 Line pipe of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines: Of iron or nonalloy steel:

730420 Casing, tubing and drill pipe, of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas: Casing:

730431 Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, of Iron or Non-alloy Steel, Cold-drawn or cold-rolled (cold-reduced)

730439 Other Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, of Iron or Non-alloy Steel

730441 Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, of stainless steel , Cold-drawn or cold-rolled (cold reduced)

730449 Other Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, of Stainless Steel, Seamless

730451 Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, of Other Alloy Steel, Cold-drawn or cold-rolled (cold reduced)

730459 Other Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, of Other Alloy Steel,

730490 Other Tubes, Pipes and Hollow Profiles, Seamless, of Iron or Steel

7305 tubes & pipes nesoi, ext dia ov406-4mm, iron & steel

730511 Line pipe of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines, Longitudinally submerged arc welded:

730512 Other Line pipe of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines, longitudinally welded

730519 Other Line Pipe, Welded, More than 406.4mm in External Diameter

730520 Casing of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas

730531 Other Tubes and Pipes, Longitudinally welded:

730539 Other Tubes and Pipes, Welded, of Iron or Steel

730590 Other Tubes and Pipes, Riveted or Similarly Closed, of Iron or Steel

7306 tubes, pipes & hollow profiles nesoi, iron & steel

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730610 Line pipe of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines

730620 Casing and tubing of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas of Iron or Steel, Open Seam or Welded, Riveted

730630 Other Tubes, Pipes, Hollow Profiles, , welded, of circular cross section, of iron or nonalloy steel

730640 Other Tubes, Pipes, Hollow Profiles, , welded, of circular cross section, of stainless steel

730650 Other Tubes, Pipes, Hollow Profiles, , welded, of circular cross section, of other alloy steel

730660 Other Tubes, Pipes, Hollow Profiles, , welded, of non-circular cross section

730690 Other Tubes, Pipes, Hollow Profiles, of Iron or Steel, Open Seam, Riveted

7307 tube or pipe fittings, of iron or steel

730711 Tube or Pipe Fittings, Of nonmalleable cast iron

730719 Other Tube or Pipe Fittings, of Cast Iron

730721 Flanges of Stainless Steel

730722 Threaded elbows, bends and sleeves, of Stainless Steel

730723 Butt welding fittings of Stainless Steel

730729 Other Tube or Pipe Fittings, of Stainless Steel

730791 Flanges of Iron or Steel

730792 Threaded elbows, bends and sleeves, of Iron or Steel

730793 Butt welding fittings, of Iron or Steel

730799 Other Tube or Pipe Fittings, of Iron or Steel

7308 structures nesoi & parts thereof, of iron or steel

730810 Bridges and bridge sections, of Iron or Steel

730820 Towers and lattice masts, of Iron or Steel

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730830 Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors, of Iron or Steel

730840 Equipment for scaffolding, shuttering, propping or pit-propping

730890 Other Structures and Parts of Structures, of Iron or Steel

7309 tanks etc, over 300 liter capacity, iron or steel

730900 Reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity exceeding 300 liters (7925 gallons), whether or not lined or heat insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or therma

7310 tanks etc, n/ov 300 liter capacity, iron or steel

731010 Tanks, Casks, Drums, Cans, Boxes, of Iron or Steel, Of a capacity of 50 liters (1321 gallons) or more:

731021 Cans which are to be closed by soldering or crimping

731029 Other Tanks, Casks, Drums, Cans, Boxes, of Iron or Steel, Capacity Less 50l

7311 containers for compressed or liquified gas

731100 Containers for compressed or liquefied gas, of iron or steel

7312 stranded wire, ropes etc, no elec ins, iron or steel

731210 Stranded wire, ropes and cables, of Iron or Steel, Not Electrically Insulated

731290 Plaited Bands, Slings and the Like, of Iron or Steel

7313 barbed wire and twisted wire for fencing, iron/steel

731300 Barbed wire of iron or steel; twisted hoop or single flat wire, barbed or not, and loosely twisted double wire, of a kind used for fencing, of iron or steel

7314 cloth, grill etc iron or steel, expand metal, iron or steel

731411 Woven products Of stainless steel

731419 Other Woven products of Iron or Steel

731420 Grill, netting and fencing, welded at the inter-section, of wire with a maximum cross-sectional dimension of 3 mm (0118 inch) or more and having a mesh size of 100 cm2 (155 square inches) or more (concrete reinforcement mesh)

731430 Other grill, netting and fencing, welded at the intersection

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731441 Other grill, netting and fencing, Plated or coated with zinc

731442 Other grill, netting and fencing, Coated with plastics

731449 Other Other grill, netting and fencing, of Iron or Steel

731450 Expanded metal of Iron or Steel

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In this post, I have mentioned HS codes which help exporters and importers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL. These HS codes helps exporters and importers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL to identify their product to use in customs department and other government and non government agencies to import or export of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL. I hope the information in this post supports exporters and importers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL. The buyers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL and sellers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL in import export trade may use the HS codes mentioned in this post. The suppliers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL and buyers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL in international trade may please be noted, an addition of two or four digits might be added to these HS codes by government of respective country. So the exporters or importers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL may follow such addition if any after verifying with rules and regulations of respective country. I will be writing about how to export ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL and how to import ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL shortly. The buyers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL and sellers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL in export import trade may also be noted, the classification of products is named differently in each country by adding two or four digits along with HS codes. For examples, in US (United States), the classification is called ‘Schedule B’ where as in India ‘ITC number (Indian Tariff Code number). Hope this article helps importers of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL and exporters of ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL . Comment below your thoughts. Click here to know HS code of other product/commodity

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Rupesh R. Shah: On 11 June 2017 We are into the trade of MS IRON and STEEL. (Chapter 72)My question to you is that till now we have been getting MS Flats / Angles / Channels / Plates / Beams galvanised on job work basis and supplying the same to our clients.I have gone through the HSN codes, but did not find and code which fits into this process.I request you to kindly guide me as to what HSN code are applicable in converting MS Iron & Steel TO Galvanised Iron & Steel.Thanking you in anticipation of your valuable reply

731450: On 01 July 2017 request hsn code

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E.Damodharan: On 22 July 2017 We are into the trade of MS IRON and STEEL. (Chapter 72) My question to you is that till now we have been getting MS Sheets/Flats / Angles / Channels / Plates / galvanised on job work basis( "St"ducts,bends,hoppers etc) and supplying the same to our clients. I have gone through the HSN codes, but did not find and code which fits into this process. I request you to kindly guide me as to what HSN code are applicable in converting MS Iron & Steel TO Galvanised Iron & Steel. Thanking you We are waiting for your valuable reply.

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b.rajarrddy: On 18 August 2017 I disscssed with Gst commissoner officials to day about HSN code for hot dip galvanizing job works. They suggested to put hsn code 7902 on our bills.here I had a doubt because the given code is tally with basic raw material of Zinc but not hot dip galvanizing job work.and our prosessis that we receive m.s fabricated materials like CT&PT tanks for transformers and hand pumps India mark2 for hot dip galvanizing job. Here we purchase zinc and coke is our main raw material for availing in put tax.hence my request to clarify is 5902 is correct code or is there any other hsn code. Pl reply by mail. I appreciate if I get reply past. My. Cell no.0409490753037

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FAQs

How do I find the exact HS code? ›

You can find the HS code of any product in the customs tariff of Pakistan or the tariff of the respective country. Customs tariff is a book of HS codes containing the import customs duty of the products, but the book is too lengthy to find the exact code if you don't know anything about it.

What is the HS code for iron? ›

HS Code 7206 | Harmonized System Code Of IRON AND NON-ALLOY STEEL IN INGOTS OTHER PRIMARY FORMS (EXCLUDING IRON OF HEADING 7203)

What is the HSN code 7325? ›

Articles of non-malleable cast iron, n.e.s.

What do the first 6 digits of the Canadian HS number represent? ›

The first 6 digits, the subheading, are common across all countries that use the HS to classify goods. The hierarchy of subheadings follows 4 principles: subheadings can't include goods that are not part of the heading text.

What is a 6 digit HS code? ›

At the international level, the Harmonized System (HS) for classifying goods is a six-digit code system. The HS comprises approximately 5,300 article/product descriptions that appear as headings and subheadings, arranged in 99 chapters, grouped in 21 sections. The six digits can be broken down into three parts.

How do I find HS code UK? ›

You can find the HS Code for your product in the UK with the Tariff Classification tool from . GOV website. Once you are on this website you will need to find a description that is the closest to your product.

What is the HS code for steel? ›

U.S. Import and Export Data Of iron or steel: HS Code 830710.

What is the commodity code for steel? ›

7326 9098 90 - Other articles of iron or steel, Other, Other articles of iron or steel, Other, Other – Taric Support.

What is the HSN code of 7326? ›

HSN Code 7326: Articles of iron or steel, n.e.s. (excluding cast articles) ,Products include: Metal Keycha.

What is the HSN code 6307? ›

GST rates and HSN code for Cleaning Cloths, Floor, Dish, Dusters, Life Jackets.
HSN CodeDescriptionEffective Date
6307Other Made Up Articles, Including Dress Patterns15/11/2017
630710Floor-Cloths, Dish Cloths, Dusters And Similar Cleaning Cloths15/11/2017
14 more rows

What is the HSN code 4823? ›

HS Codes of Heading 4823 : Other paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, cut to size or shape; other articles of paper pulp, paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres.

What is the HSN code 2523? ›

HS Codes Heading
Heading CodesHeading DescriptionExport Data
2523HS Codes of Portland cement, aluminous cement (“cement fondu”), slag cement, supersulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkersView Export Data

Where does the 6 digit code come from? ›

A six-digit phone number is referred to as a short code (there are also some instances of 5-digit short codes). These short code numbers were created by the major wireless carriers in 2003 to allow marketers to easily communicate with consumers.

How many digits is a HS code UK? ›

You will need to use the Harmonised System ( HS ) to classify your goods and check they meet the rules of origin. It is an internationally standardised system of description and numbers and forms the first part of the: 10-digit commodity code used to classify goods when importing them into the UK.

How do you read HS codes? ›

HS code. A six-digit code that categorizes each imported good. The first two digits represent the chapter, the middle two digits represent the heading within the chapter, and last two digits represent the sub-heading within the heading.

Is HS code first 6 digits of HTS code? ›

HTS (Harmonized Tariff Schedule) codes are product classification codes between 8-10 digits. The first six digits are an HS code, and the countries of import assign the subsequent digits to provide additional classification. U.S. HTS codes are 10 digits and are administered by the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Is HS code same for all countries? ›

In other words, first six digits of HS code (HTS code) are same in all countries. But countries can add additional digits to categorize and define commodities at more detailed level without modifying or changing first six digits.

What is 4 digit and 6 digit HSN code? ›

Headings (4 digits HS), subheadings (6 digits HS), and tariff items are all categorised under HS codes in Customs Tariffs (8 digits). Furthermore, the GST portal includes an HSN search function. HSN Codes are extensively used by manufacturers and importers/exporters.

Is an HS code the same as a tariff code? ›

HS Code stands for Harmonized System Code and HTS Code stands for Harmonized Tariff Schedule Code. HTS and HS Codes were both developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and are used to classify and define internationally traded goods.

Are EU and UK HS codes the same? ›

HS Code digits: It starts with the global standard – Harmonised System, or HS code, – which is a minimum of six digits. The UK is using this format since January 2021. EU additional digits: The EU has added up to a further 8 – making potentially 14.

Is HS code same as customs code? ›

The Harmonised System (HS) Classification, also called the HS Nomenclature, is the World Customs Organization's Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System. It is an international customs classification system which allocates a unique 6-digit HS code to each group of products.

What is HS code number? ›

Among industry classification systems, Harmonized System (HS) Codes are commonly used throughout the export process for goods. The Harmonized System is a standardized numerical method of classifying traded products.

Is there a tariff on steel? ›

SECTION 301

As of March 2022, all fabricated structural steel imported from China is still subject to a 25% tariff upon import to the U.S.

What is tariff number HS code? ›

The tariff number of an item, also known as the "harmonized code" or "HS code," is a standardized number given to a particular product or type of product for easier identification during customs processing and better standardization of international shipping.

Are commodity codes 8 or 10 digits? ›

An 8-digit commodity code is mandatory on all Customs Declaration Service declarations except for: customs clearance requests where the goods do not need a licence.

What are commodity codes UK? ›

Commodity codes are internationally recognised reference numbers. A code describes a specific product when importing or exporting goods. You will use this code on any import declaration and can find them in the Trade Tariff tool.

Where do we import iron and steel from? ›

Imports for consumption of steel products to U.S. by origin 2021. In 2021, the U.S. imports for consumption of steel products mostly originated from Canada, reaching close to 8.3 billion U.S. dollars.

What is the HSN code of iron and steel? ›

HSN Code 7215

Bars and rods, of iron or non-alloy steel, cold-formed or cold-finished, whether or not further worked, or hot-formed and further worked, n.e.s.

Which product HSN code is 3004? ›

HSN Code 3004: Medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses "incl. those in the form of transdermal administration" or in forms or packings for retail sale (excluding goods of heading 3002, 3005 or 3006) PENICILLIN IN CAPSULES, INJECTIONS ETC.

What HSN code is 9988? ›

Manufacturing Services.
SAC CodeDescription of ServicesRate (%)
9988Manufacturing Services On Physical Inputs (Goods) Owned By Others1.5/5/12/18
998811Meat Processing Services1.5/5/12/18
998812Fish Processing Services1.5/5/12/18
998813Fruit And Vegetables Processing Services1.5/5/12/18
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What is the HSN code 8443? ›

8443. Printing Machinery Used For Printing By Means Of Plates, Cylinders And Other Printing Components Of Heading 8442; Other Printers, Copying Machines And Facsimile Machines, Whether Or Not Combined; Parts And Accessories Thereof - Printing Machinery Used Fo.

What is the HSN code 8431? ›

HS Codes of Heading 8431 : Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 8425 to 8430. Harmonized System Codes of Chapter Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof. : Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.

Which is the HSN code 8479? ›

HS Codes of Heading 8479 : Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.

What is the HSN code of 3824? ›

HSN Code 3824: Prepared binders for foundry moulds or cores; chemical products and preparations for the chemical or allied industries, incl. mixtures of natural products, n.e.s. Chemical products and preparations of the chemical or allied industries, incl. those consisting of mixtures of natural products, n.e.s.

What is the HSN code of 8207? ›

HS Codes Heading
Heading CodesHeading Description
8207HS Codes of Interchangeable tools for hand tools, whether or not power-operated, or for machine – tools (for example, for pressing, stamping, punching, tapping, threading, drilling, boring, broaching, milling, turning or screw driving), including dies for drawing or

What is the HSN code of 3921? ›

HSN Code 3921: Plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials, or of cellular plastic, unworked or merely surface-worked or merely cut into squares or rectangles (excluding self-adhesive products, floor, wall and ceiling coverings of ...

How is HSN code 9954? ›

The full form of HSN Code is Harmonized System of Nomenclature. It was introduced in 1988 by the World Customs Organization (WCO). It is a 6-digit code that separates different products.
...
The HSN CODE FOR Construction services is 9954.
HSN CodeHSN Code Description
9954Construction services

What is the GST rate for HSN code 9965? ›

GST Tax Rate: 5%

Explanation.

How many codes are in a 6 digit code? ›

The combinations for this problem depends on whether repetition of digits is allowed or not. If repetition is not allowed, then there are 6 * 5 * 4 * 3 * 2 * 1 possible combinations = 720.

What happens if you use the wrong HS code? ›

Using the wrong HTS will result in an incorrect payment of duties whether too little or too much, this creates an issue for CBP in their revenue collection mission and may result in them issuing penalties for failure to provide correct and accurate information to CBP.

Does HS code have to be 10 digits? ›

An H.S. Tariff Classification Number is a 10 digit number that must be provided on import documentation in order to communicate what is the good that is being imported. Theoretically, every type of good is covered by the H.S.

How do you read a 8 digit HS code? ›

In the 8 digit structure of an HSN Code, the first 2 digits define the Chapter, at 4 digit level are the headings, at 6 digit are the subheadings and finally at 8 digit are the tariff items.

How does a HS code look like? ›

Each HS code comprises of six digits. The first two digits identify the chapter of which the HS code falls under. There are a total of 21 chapters, each chapter provides a description to generalise the category. The next 4 digits comprise of the heading and sub-heading within the chapter.

How many types of HS codes are there? ›

How many Harmonized System (HS) shipping codes are there? There are approximately in circulation 5,300 HS codes that identify export goods that are broken down into headings along with subheadings. They are also arranged into 99 different chapters around with being grouped into 21 sections.

What if my HS code is wrong? ›

Additional Taxes and Fines

U.S. Customs warns that if an importer decides that the HTS they've been using is incorrect, the importer needs to be prepared to go back and correct previous entries, up to 5 years to the correct HTS and pay the appropriate duty.

How do you read a 10-digit HS code? ›

HTS code. A 10-digit code that categorizes each imported good. The first six digits are an HS code. The subsequent two digits identify the US subheading of the HS code to determine the duty rate, while the final two digits are a statistical suffix.

Is HS code and tariff code the same? ›

HS Code stands for Harmonized System Code and HTS Code stands for Harmonized Tariff Schedule Code. HTS and HS Codes were both developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and are used to classify and define internationally traded goods.

What happens if I ship without a HS tariff code? ›

Without the correct HTS (Harmonized Tariff Schedule) code, freight forwarders can face legal penalties, fines, and have their customer's entire shipment seized.

Who is responsible for using correct HS code? ›

As an importer or exporter, you are responsible for the correct use of HS when declaring your goods. Non-compliance can result in delays at the time of release of goods, the suspension of privileges, and fines according to the Administrative Monetary Penalty System.

Who is responsible for correct HS code? ›

The HS is administered by the World Customs Organisation and is updated every 5 years. It serves as the foundation for the import and export classification systems used in every country. The main categorisations for products are: chapters (2-digit level or first 2 digits of the HS )

What does the numbers in the HS code mean? ›

Share. HS codes are developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO). They identify product categories and products with a standardized two- to six-digit nomenclature. The first two digits of the code indicate the product category. The next four to six digits indicate the subcategories the product fits into.

Is HS code 10 digit? ›

The United States uses a 10-digit code to classify products for export, known as a Schedule B number, with the first six digits being the HS number. There is a Schedule B number for every physical product, from paper clips to airplanes. The Schedule B is administered by the U.S. Census Bureau's Foreign Trade Division.

How many digits should a HS code be? ›

HS codes are composed of 6 digits and broken down into: Chapters (first 2 digits), Headings (first 4 digits) and Subheadings (full 6 digits). The HS codes are further subdivided into 7- to 12- digit items depending on the country (also referred to as commodity codes and national tariff lines).

How do I find my 6 digit HSN code? ›

What Exactly Is an HSN Code?
  1. The first two numbers reflect the HSN code chapter (39)
  2. The following two numerals (08) are the chapter headers.
  3. The next two digits (90) denote the sub-headings, followed by six digits. ...
  4. The following two digits (20) subdivide the tariff heading of the products during supply import and export.

How do you read commodity codes? ›

Within the HS digit, the first two digits are known as the chapter numbers (HS chapter), which is the name for the chapter of the Trade Tariff. For example chapter 1 is Live Animals and chapter 2 is Meat and Edible Meat Offal. After the six HS digits, the next two digits are the Combined Nomenclature (CN) Subheading.

What is the significance of the HTS First 4 6 digits? ›

The first six digits of the HTS code identify all items in international trade and are the same for all countries that use the HTS. The last two or four digits are country specific; in the U.S. these last four digits provide the duty rate and balance of trade statistical reporting suffix for the imported goods.

Are UK and EU HS codes the same? ›

HS Code digits: It starts with the global standard – Harmonised System, or HS code, – which is a minimum of six digits. The UK is using this format since January 2021. EU additional digits: The EU has added up to a further 8 – making potentially 14.

Are HS codes country specific? ›

The last one through six digits are determined by the country into which the product is being imported, based on their system. Country-specific HS codes are used for statistical purposes and for assigning accurate duty rates to imports into a given country.

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