EU 2023 Commodity Codes

The EU 2023 Commodity Codes are now published. The European Commission has published the latest version of the Combined Nomenclature (CN) applicable as from 1 January 2023.

EU 2023 Commodity Codes: the Combined Nomenclature

The EU Combined Nomenclature 2023 publishedThe Combined Nomenclature forms the basis for the declaration of goods

(a) at importation or exportation or

(b) when subject to intra-Union trade statistics.

This determines which rate of customs duty applies and how the goods are treated for statistical purposes. The CN is thus a vital working tool for business and the Member States’ customs administrations.

The Combined Nomenclature was established by Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff. It is updated every year and is published as a Commission Implementing Regulation in the Official Journal of the European Union, L Series.

The latest version is now available as Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1998 in EU Official L282  of 31 October 2022.

This version applies from 1 January 2023.

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