Combined Nomenclature CN

The Combined Nomenclature is the common nomenclature of the European Union. The 8-digit sub-headings in the nomenclature are used in export declarations and in statistical declarations on internal trade. There are changes to the nomenclature every year and the nomenclature that will come into force in the beginning of the following year is published yearly in the Official Journal of the European Union, by the end of October at the latest. Annual changes will be updated on the website as soon as they are available.

CN 2024 published in the Official Journal of the European Union 31st of October 2023:

CN 2023 in Excel-format

CN 2023 self-explanatory texts

CN 2023 in PDF format (Source: Official Journal of the European Union)

Section I, Chapters 1-5 (pdf, 351 kB)

Live animals; Animal products

Section III, Chapter 15 (pdf, 108 kB)

Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; Prepared edible fats; Animal or vegetable waxes

Section IV, Chapters 16-24 (pdf, 347 kB)

Prepared foodstuffs; Beverages, spirits and vinegar; Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

Section VI, Chapters 28-38 (pdf, 421 kB)

Products of the chemical or allied industries

Section VII, Chapters 39-40 (pdf, 160 kB)

Plastics and articles thereof; Rubber and articles thereof

Section VIII, Chapters 41-43 (pdf, 104 kB)

Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; Saddlery and harness; Travel goods, handbags and similar containers; Articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut)

Section IX, Chapters 44-46 (pdf, 149 kB)

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

Section X, Chapters 47-49 (pdf, 133 kB)

Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; Recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard; Paper and paperboard and articles thereof

Section XI, Chapters 50-63 (pdf, 361 kB)

Textiles and textile articles

Section XII, Chapters 64-67 (pdf, 98 kB)

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

Section XIII, Chapters 68-70 (pdf, 127 kB)

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; Ceramic products; Glass and glassware

Section XIV, Chapter 71 (pdf, 79 kB)

Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; Imitation jewellery; Coin

Section XV, Chapters 72-83 (pdf, 320 kB)

Base metals and articles of base metal

Section XVI, Chapters 84-85 (pdf, 406 kB)

Machinery and mechanical appliances; Electrical equipment; Parts thereof; Sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

Section XVII, Chapters 86-89 (pdf, 158 kB)

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

Section XVIII, Chapters 90-92 (pdf, 145 kB)

Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; Clocks and watches; Musical instruments; Parts and accessories thereof

Section XIX, Chapter 93 (pdf, 64 kB)

Arms and ammunition; Parts and accessories thereof

Section XX, Chapters 94-96 (pdf, 144 kB)

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

Section XXI, Chapters 97-99 (pdf, 114 kB)

Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

Combined Nomenclatures and colleration tables from previous years

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