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1233.0 - Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC), Jan 2006  
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CONTENTS

    Introduction to January 2006 Issue
    Introduction and explanatory notes
      1.1 Purpose of the AHECC
      1.2 General rules for the interpretation of the Harmonized System
      1.3 Classifying goods to the AHECC
      1.4 Chapter 98 and 99 of the AHECC
      1.5 Instructions for completing an export entry
      1.6 Reporting Requirements
      1.7 Confidentiality of trade statistics
      1.8 Requests for changes to statistical code
      1.9 Availability of trade statistics
      1.10 Contact officers
    Summary of classification, codes and abbreviations
      2.1 Summary of classification
      2.2 Units of quantity
      2.3 Abbreviations
      2.4 Invoice currency codes
      2.5: Australian port codes
      2.5 Countries of final destination and alphabetic codes
    Key of changes
    Index of commodities
    Detailed export commodity classification
      Section 1: Live animals; Animal products
        Section notes
        Chapter 01: Live animals
        Chapter 02: Meat and edible meat offal
        Chapter 03: Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
        Chapter 04: Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, n.e.s.
        Chapter 05: Products of animal origin, n.e.s.
      Section 2: Vegetable products
        Section notes
        Chapter 06: Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
        Chapter 07: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
        Chapter 08: Edible fruit and nuts; peel or citrus fruit or melons
        Chapter 09: Coffee, tea, mate and spices
        Chapter 10: Cereals
        Chapter 11: Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
        Chapter 12: Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains; seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder
        Chapter 13: Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
        Chapter 14: Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products n.e.s.
      Section 3: Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegatables waxes
        Chapter 15: Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetables waxes
      Section 4: Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitute
        Section notes
        Chapter 16: Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates
        Chapter 17: Sugars and sugar confectionery
        Chapter 18: Cocoa and cocoa preparations
        Chapter 19: Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products
        Chapter 20: Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
        Chapter 21: Miscellaneous edible preparations
        Chapter 22: Beverages, spirits and vinegar
        Chapter 23: Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
        Chapter 24: Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
      Section 5: Mineral products
        Section notes
        Chapter 25: Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
        Chapter 26: Ores, slag and ash
        Chapter 27: Mineral fuels; mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
      Section 6: Products of the chemical or allied industries
        Section notes
        Chapter 28: Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes
        Chapter 29: Organic chemicals
        Chapter 30: Pharmaceutical products
        Chapter 31: Fertilisers
        Chapter 32: Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
        Chapter 33: Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
        Chapter 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"
        Chapter 35: Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
        Chapter 36: Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
        Chapter 37: Photographic or cinematographic goods
        Chapter 38: Miscellaneous chemical products
      Section 7: Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
        Section notes
        Chapter 39: Plastics and articles thereof
        Chapter 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)
        Chapter 41: Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
        Chapter 42: Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
        Chapter 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
        Chapter 44: Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
        Chapter 45: Cork and articles of cork
        Chapter 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; waste and scrap of paper of paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof
        Chapter 47: Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper of paperboard
        Chapter 48: Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
        Chapter 49: Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts typescripts and plans
      Section 11: Textiles and textile articles
        Section notes
        Chapter 50: Silk
        Chapter 51: Wool, fine or coarse animal hair, horsehair yarn and woven fabric
        Chapter 52: Cotton
        Chapter 53: Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn
        Chapter 54: Man-made filament
        Chapter 55: Man-made staple fibres
        Chapter 56: Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
        Chapter 57: Carpets and other textile floor coverings
        Chapter 58: Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
        Chapter 59: Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use
        Chapter 60: Knitted or crocheted fabrics
        Chapter 61: Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
        Chapter 62: Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
        Chapter 63: Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
      Section 12: Footwear, headgear, 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
        Chapter 64: Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
        Chapter 65: Headgear and parts thereof
        Chapter 66: Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof
        Chapter 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
        Chapter 68: Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
        Chapter 69: Ceramic products
        Chapter 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
        Chapter 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
        Section notes
        Chapter 72: Iron and steel
        Chapter 73: Articles of iron and steel
        Chapter 74: Copper and articles thereof
        Chapter 75: Nickel and articles thereof
        Chapter 76: Aluminium and articles thereof
        Chapter 78: Lead and articles thereof
        Chapter 79: Zinc and articles thereof
        Chapter 80: Tin and articles thereof
        Chapter 81: Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
        Chapter 82: Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
        Chapter 83: Miscellaneous articles of base metals
      Section 16: Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproucers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
        Section notes
        Chapter 84: Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
        Chapter 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 equipments
        Section notes
        Chapter 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
        Chapter 87: Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
        Chapter 88: Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
        Chapter 89: Ships, boats and floating structures
      Section 18: Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatues; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof
        Chapter 90: Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
        Chapter 91: Clocks and watches and parts thereof
        Chapter 92: Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
      Section 19: Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
        Chapter 93: Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
      Section 20: Miscellaneous manufactured articles
        Chapter 94: Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, n.e.s., illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
        Chapter 95: Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
        Chapter 96: Miscellaneous manufactured articles
      Section 21: Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
        Chapter 97: Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
      Chapter 98: Special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind
      Chapter 99: Commodities and transactions not included in merchandise trade
    How to use this web version of the classification
    Previous issues of the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC)


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