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1233.0 - Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC), Jan 2006  
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4401Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms; wood in chips or particles; sawdust and wood waste and scrap, whether or not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms

4402Wood charcoal (including shell or nut charcoal), whether or not agglomerated

4403Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared

4404Hoopwood; split poles; piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise; wooden sticks, roughly trimmed but not turned, bent or otherwise worked, suitable for the manufacture of walking-sticks, umbrellas, tool handles or the like; chipwood and the like

4405Wood wool; wood flour

4406Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood

4407Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm

4408Sheets for veneering (including those obtained by slicing laminated wood), for plywood or for other similar laminated wood and other wood, sawn lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded, spliced or end-jointed, of a thickness not exceeding 6 mm

4409Wood (including strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled) continuously shaped (tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, V-jointed, beaded, moulded, rounded or the like) along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed

4410Particle board and similar board (for example, oriented strand board and waferboard) of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not agglomerated with resins or other organic binding substances

4411Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances

4412Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood

4413Densified wood, in blocks, plates, strips or profile shapes

4414Wooden frames for paintings, photographs, mirrors or similar objects

4415Packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings, of wood; cable-drums of wood; pallets, box pallets and other load boards, of wood; pallet collars of wood

4416Casks, barrels, vats, tubs and other coopers' products and parts thereof, of wood, including staves

4417Tools, tool bodies, tool handles, broom or brush bodies and handles, of wood; boot or shoe lasts and trees, of wood

4418Builders' joinery and carpentry of wood, including cellular wood panels, assembled parquet panels, shingles and shakes

4419Tableware and kitchenware, of wood

4420Wood marquetry and inlaid wood; caskets and cases for jewellery or cutlery, and similar articles, of wood; statuettes and other ornaments, of wood; wooden articles of furniture not falling in Chapter 94

4421Other articles of wood



NOTES

1. This Chapter does not cover:
    (a) Wood, in chips, in shavings, crushed, ground or powdered, of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy, or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes (1211);
    (b) Bamboos or other materials of a woody nature of a kind used primarily for plaiting, in the rough, whether or not split, sawn lengthwise or cut to length (1401);
    (c) Wood, in chips, in shavings, ground or powdered, of a kind used primarily in dyeing or in tanning (1404);
    (d) Activated charcoal (3802);
    (e) Articles of 4202;

    (f) Goods of Chapter 46;
    (g) Footwear or parts thereof of Chapter 64;
    (h) Goods of Chapter 66 (for example, umbrellas and walking-sticks and parts thereof);
    (ij) Goods of 6808;
    (k) Imitation jewellery of 7117;
    (l) Goods of Section 16 or Section 17 (for example, machine parts, cases, covers, cabinets for machines and apparatus and wheelwrights' wares);
    (m) Goods of Section 18 (for example, clock cases and musical instruments and parts thereof);
    (n) Parts of firearms (9305);
    (o) Articles of Chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings, prefabricated buildings);
    (p) Articles of Chapter 95 (for example, toys, games, sports requisites);
    (q) Articles of Chapter 96 (for example, smoking pipes and parts thereof, buttons, pencils) excluding bodies and handles, of wood, for articles of 9603; or
    (r) Articles of Chapter 97 (for example, works of art).


2. In this Chapter, "densified wood" means wood which has been subjected to chemical or physical treatment (being, in the case of layers bonded together, treatment in excess of that needed to ensure a good bond), and which has thereby acquired increased density or hardness together with improved mechanical strength or resistance to chemical or electrical agencies.


3. 4414 to 4421 apply to articles of the respective descriptions of particle board or similar board, fibreboard, laminated wood or densified wood as they apply to such articles of wood.


4. Products of 4410, 4411 or 4412 may be worked to form the shapes provided for in respect of the goods of 4409, curved, corrugated, perforated, cut or formed to shapes other than square or rectangular or submitted to any other operation provided it does not give them the character of articles of other headings.


5. 4417 does not apply to tools in which the blade, working edge, working surface or other working part is formed by any of the materials specified in Note 1 to Chapter 82.


6. Subject to Note 1 above and except where the context otherwise requires, any reference to "wood" in a heading of this Chapter applies also to bamboos and other materials of a woody nature.


SUBHEADING NOTE

1. For the purposes of 4403.41 and 4403.49, 4407.24 to 4407.29, 4408.31 to 4408.39 and 4412.13 to 4412.99, the expression "tropical wood" means one of the following types of wood:

    Abura, Acajou d'Afrique, Afrormosia, Ako, Alan, Andiroba, Aningre, Avodire, Azobe, Balau, Balsa, Bosse clair, Bosse fonce, Cativo, Cedro, Dabema, Dark Red Meranti, Dibetou, Doussie, Framire, Freijo, Fromager, Fuma, Geronggang, Ilomba, Imbuia, Ipe, Iroko, Jaboty, Jelutong, Jequitiba, Jongkong, Kapur, Kempas, Keruing, Kosipo, Kotibe, Koto, Light Red Meranti, Limba, Louro, Macaranduba, Mahogany, Makore, Mandioqueira, Mansonia, Mengkulang, Meranti Bakau, Merawan, Merbau, Merpauh, Mersawa, Moabi, Niangon, Nyatoh, Obeche, Okoume, Onzabili, Orey, Ovengkol, Ozigo, Padauk, Paldao, Palissandre de Guatemala, Palissandre de Para, Palissandre de Rio, Palissandre de Rose, Pau Amarelo, Pau Marfim, Pulai, Punah, Quaruba, Ramin, Sapelli, Saqui-Saqui, Sepetir, Sipo, Sucupira, Suren, Tauari, Teak, Tiama, Tola, Virola, White Lauan, White Meranti, White Seraya, Yellow Meranti.


SECTION 09 - 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
CHAPTER 44 - WOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL

NOTE: For goods exempt from Export Entry, refer to Explanatory Notes, 1.5 Instructions for Completing an Export Entry.


Heading no
HS
code
Export Statistical
Item
Unit of quantity
    Description

4401
    FUEL WOOD, IN LOGS, IN BILLETS, IN TWIGS, IN FAGGOTS OR IN SIMILAR FORMS; WOOD IN CHIPS OR PARTICLES; SAWDUST AND WOOD WASTE AND SCRAP, WHETHER OR NOT AGGLOMERATED IN LOGS, BRIQUETTES, PELLETS OR SIMILAR FORMS:
    4401.10
    4401.10.00
    T
    - Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms
    4401.2
    - Wood in chips or particles:
    4401.21(A)
    4401.21.20
    T
    -- Coniferous
    4401.22(A)
    4401.22.20
    T
    -- Non-coniferous
    4401.30
    4401.30.00
    T
    - Sawdust and wood waste and scrap, whether or not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms
4402
    4402.00
    4402.00.00
    T
    WOOD CHARCOAL (INCLUDING SHELL OR NUT CHARCOAL), WHETHER OR NOT AGGLOMERATED
4403
    WOOD IN THE ROUGH, WHETHER OR NOT STRIPPED OF BARK OR SAPWOOD, OR ROUGHLY SQUARED:
    4403.10
    4403.10.00
    CU
    - Treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives
    4403.20
    - Other, coniferous:
    4403.20.10
    4403.20.20
    4403.20.30
    CU
    CU
    CU
    -- Pulpwood in the round or quarter-split
    -- Sawlogs and veneer logs
    -- Other
    4403.4
    - Other, of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter:
    4403.41
    4403.41.00
    CU
    -- Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti and Meranti Bakau
    4403.49
    4403.49.01
    CU
    -- Other
    4403.9
    - Other:
    4403.91
    4403.91.00
    CU
    -- Of oak
    4403.92
    4403.92.00
    CU
    -- Of beech
    4403.99
    -- Other:
    4403.99.40
    4403.99.50
    4403.99.90
    CU
    CU
    CU
    --- Pulpwood in the round or quarter-split
    --- Sawlogs and veneer logs
    --- Other
4404
    HOOPWOOD; SPLIT POLES; PILES, PICKETS AND STAKES OF WOOD, POINTED BUT NOT SAWN LENGTHWISE; WOODEN STICKS, ROUGHLY TRIMMED BUT NOT TURNED, BENT OR OTHERWISE WORKED, SUITABLE FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF WALKING-STICKS, UMBRELLAS, TOOL HANDLES OR THE LIKE; CHIPWOOD AND THE LIKE:
    4404.10
    4404.10.00
    NR
    - Coniferous
    4404.20
    4404.20.00
    NR
    - Non-coniferous
4405
    4405.00
    4405.00.00
    KG
    WOOD WOOL; WOOD FLOUR
4406
    RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY SLEEPERS (CROSS-TIES) OF WOOD:
    4406.10
    4406.10.00
    CU
    - Not impregnated
    4406.90
    4406.90.00
    CU
    - Other
4407
    WOOD SAWN OR CHIPPED LENGTHWISE, SLICED OR PEELED, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED OR END-JOINTED, OF A THICKNESS EXCEEDING 6 MM:
    4407.10
    - Coniferous:
    -- Sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, but not further prepared:
    4407.10.11
    4407.10.19
    CU
    CU
    --- Seasoned (including kiln-dried)
    --- Other
    -- Other:
    4407.10.91
    4407.10.99
    CU
    CU
    --- Flooring
    --- Other
    4407.2
    - Of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter:
    4407.24
    4407.24.00
    CU
    -- Virola, Mahogany (Swietenia spp.), Imbuia and Balsa
    4407.25
    4407.25.00
    CU
    -- Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti and Meranti Bakau
    4407.26
    4407.26.00
    CU
    -- White Lauan, White Meranti, White Seraya, Yellow Meranti and Alan
    4407.29
    4407.29.01
    CU
    -- Other
    4407.9
- Other:
    4407.91
    4407.91.00
    CU
-- Of oak
    4407.92
    4407.92.00
    CU
-- Of beech
    4407.99
-- Other:
--- Sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, but not further prepared:
    4407.99.25
    CU
---- Jarrah
---- Karri:
    4407.99.35
    4407.99.37
    CU
    CU
----- Seasoned (including kiln dried)
----- Other
    4407.99.50
    4407.99.60
    CU
    CU
---- Mountain Ash, Alpine Ash, Messmate Stringy Bark (Tasmanian Oak)
---- Other
    4407.99.93
    CU
--- Other
4408
SHEETS FOR VENEERING (INCLUDING THOSE OBTAINED BY SLICING LAMINATED WOOD), FOR PLYWOOD OR FOR OTHER SIMILAR LAMINATED WOOD AND OTHER WOOD, SAWN LENGTHWISE, SLICED OR PEELED, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED, SPLICED OR END-JOINTED, OF A THICKNESS NOT EXCEEDING 6 MM:
    4408.10
- Coniferous:
    4408.10.20
    4408.10.92
    SM
    SM
-- Veneer sheets and sheets for plywood
-- Other
    4408.3
- Of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter:
    4408.31
    4408.31.01
    SM
-- Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti and Meranti Bakau
    4408.39
    4408.39.02
    SM
-- Other
    4408.90
    4408.90.03
    SM
- Other
4409
WOOD (INCLUDING STRIPS AND FRIEZES FOR PARQUET FLOORING, NOT ASSEMBLED) CONTINUOUSLY SHAPED (TONGUED, GROOVED, REBATED, CHAMFERED, V-JOINTED, BEADED, MOULDED, ROUNDED OR THE LIKE) ALONG ANY OF ITS EDGES, ENDS OR FACES, WHETHER OR NOT PLANED, SANDED OR END-JOINTED:
    4409.10
- Coniferous:
    4409.10.10
    4409.10.90
    CU
    CU
-- Flooring
-- Other
    4409.20
    4409.20.00
    CU
- Non-coniferous
4410
PARTICLE BOARD AND SIMILAR BOARD (FOR EXAMPLE, ORIENTED STRAND BOARD AND WAFERBOARD) OF WOOD OR OTHER LIGNEOUS MATERIALS, WHETHER OR NOT AGGLOMERATED WITH RESINS OR OTHER ORGANIC BINDING SUBSTANCES:
    4410.2
- Oriented strand board and waferboard, of wood:
    4410.21
    4410.21.00
    CU
-- Unworked or not further worked than sanded
    4410.29
    4410.29.00
    CU
-- Other
    4410.3
- Other, of wood:
    4410.31
    4410.31.00
    CU
-- Unworked or not further worked than sanded
    4410.32
    4410.32.00
    CU
-- Surface-covered with melamine-impregnated paper
    4410.33
    4410.33.00
    CU
-- Surface-covered with decorative laminates of plastics
    4410.39
    4410.39.00
    CU
-- Other
    4410.90
    4410.90.00
    CU
- Other
4411
FIBREBOARD OF WOOD OR OTHER LIGNEOUS MATERIALS, WHETHER OR NOT BONDED WITH RESINS OR OTHER ORGANIC SUBSTANCES:
    4411.1
- Fibreboard of a density exceeding 0.8 g/cubic centimetre:
    4411.11
    4411.11.00
    CU
-- Not mechanically worked or surface covered
    4411.19
    4411.19.00
    CU
-- Other
    4411.2
- Fibreboard of a density exceeding 0.5 g/cubic centimetre but not exceeding 0.8 g/cubic centimetre:
    4411.21
    4411.21.00
    CU
-- Not mechanically worked or surface covered
    4411.29
    4411.29.00
    CU
-- Other
    4411.3
- Fibreboard of a density exceeding 0.35 g/cubic centimetre but not exceeding 0.5 g/cubic centimetre:
    4411.31
    4411.31.00
    CU
    -- Not mechanically worked or surface covered
    4411.39
    4411.39.00
    CU
    -- Other
    4411.9
    - Other:
    4411.91
    4411.91.00
    CU
    -- Not mechanically worked or surface covered
    4411.99
    4411.99.00
    CU
    -- Other
4412
    PLYWOOD, VENEERED PANELS AND SIMILAR LAMINATED WOOD:
    4412.1
    - Plywood consisting solely of sheets of wood, each ply not exceeding 6 mm thickness:
    4412.13
    4412.13.01
    CU
    -- With at least one outer ply of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter
    4412.14
    4412.14.02
    CU
    -- Other, with at least one outer ply of non-coniferous wood
    4412.19
    4412.19.03
    CU
    -- Other
    4412.2
    - Other, with at least one outer ply of non-coniferous wood:
    4412.22
    4412.22.04
    CU
    -- With at least one ply of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter
    4412.23
    4412.23.05
    CU
    -- Other, containing at least one layer of particle board
    4412.29
    4412.29.06
    CU
    -- Other
    4412.9
    - Other:
    4412.92
    4412.92.07
    CU
    -- With at least one ply of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter
    4412.93
    4412.93.08
    CU
    -- Other, containing at least one layer of particle board
    4412.99
    4412.99.09
    CU
    -- Other
4413
    4413.00
    4413.00.00
    NR
    DENSIFIED WOOD, IN BLOCKS, PLATES, STRIPS OR PROFILE SHAPES
4414
    4414.00
    4414.00.00
    NR
    WOODEN FRAMES FOR PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS, MIRRORS OR SIMILAR OBJECTS
4415
    PACKING CASES, BOXES, CRATES, DRUMS AND SIMILAR PACKINGS, OF WOOD; CABLE-DRUMS OF WOOD; PALLETS, BOX PALLETS AND OTHER LOAD BOARDS, OF WOOD; PALLET COLLARS OF WOOD:
    4415.10
    4415.10.00
    NO
    - Cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings; cable-drums
    4415.20
    4415.20.01
    NR
    - Pallets, box pallets and other load boards; pallet collars
4416
    4416.00
    4416.00.00
    NO
    CASKS, BARRELS, VATS, TUBS AND OTHER COOPERS' PRODUCTS AND PARTS THEREOF, OF WOOD, INCLUDING STAVES
4417
    4417.00
    4417.00.00
    NR
    TOOLS, TOOL BODIES, TOOL HANDLES, BROOM OR BRUSH BODIES AND HANDLES, OF WOOD; BOOT OR SHOE LASTS AND TREES, OF WOOD
4418
    BUILDERS' JOINERY AND CARPENTRY OF WOOD, INCLUDING CELLULAR WOOD PANELS, ASSEMBLED PARQUET PANELS, SHINGLES AND SHAKES:
    4418.10
    4418.10.00
    NO
    - Windows, French-windows and their frames
    4418.20
    - Doors and their frames and thresholds:
    4418.20.10
    4418.20.90
    NO
    NR
    -- Doors
    -- Other
    4418.30
    4418.30.00
    SM
    - Parquet panels
    4418.40
    4418.40.00
    SM
    - Shuttering for concrete constructional work
    4418.50
    4418.50.00
    KG
    - Shingles and shakes
    4418.90
    4418.90.00
    NR
    - Other
4419
    4419.00
    4419.00.00
    NR
    TABLEWARE AND KITCHENWARE, OF WOOD
4420
    WOOD MARQUETRY AND INLAID WOOD; CASKETS AND CASES FOR JEWELLERY OR CUTLERY, AND SIMILAR ARTICLES, OF WOOD; STATUETTES AND OTHER ORNAMENTS, OF WOOD; WOODEN ARTICLES OF FURNITURE NOT FALLING IN CHAPTER 94:
    4420.10
    4420.10.00
    NO
    - Statuettes and other ornaments, of wood
    4420.90
    4420.90.00
    NR
    - Other
4421
    OTHER ARTICLES OF WOOD:
    4421.10
    4421.10.00
    NO
    - Clothes hangers
    4421.90
    4421.90.01
    NR
    - Other

(A) Unit of quantity recorded as 'metric bone dry tonnes'.

ISSUE DATE: 1 JANUARY 2002

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