Combined Nomenclature CN

The Combined Nomenclature is the common nomenclature of the European Community. 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.

Official Journal of the European Union, L 280, 31 October 2019: CN 2020 >>

CN 2020 in Excel-format

CN 2020 self-explanatory texts

CN 2019 in Excel format

CN 2019 self-explanatory texts

CN 2019 in PDF format (Source: Official Journal of the European Union)

pdf icon Section I, Chapters 1-5 (pdf, 338 kB)

Live animals; Animal products

pdf icon Section III, Chapter 15 (pdf, 97 kB)

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

pdf icon Section IV, Chapters 16-24 (pdf, 326 kB)

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

pdf icon Section VI, Chapters 28-38 (pdf, 408 kB)

Products of the chemical or allied industries

pdf icon Section VII, Chapters 39-40 (pdf, 150 kB)

Plastics and articles thereof; Rubber and articles thereof

pdf icon Section VIII, Chapters 41-43 (pdf, 95 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)

pdf icon Section IX, Chapters 44-46 (pdf, 131 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

pdf icon Section X, Chapters 47-49 (pdf, 123 kB)

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

pdf icon Section XI, Chapters 50-63 (pdf, 348 kB)

Textiles and textile articles

pdf icon Section XII, Chapters 64-67 (pdf, 88 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

pdf icon Section XIII, Chapters 68-70 (pdf, 117 kB)

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

pdf icon Section XIV, Chapter 71 (pdf, 68 kB)

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

pdf icon Section XV, Chapters 72-83 (pdf, 325 kB)

Base metals and articles of base metal

pdf icon Section XVI, Chapters 84-85 (pdf, 393 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

pdf icon Section XVII, Chapters 86-89 (pdf, 141 kB)

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

pdf icon Section XVIII, Chapters 90-92 (pdf, 139 kB)

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

pdf icon Section XIX, Chapter 93 (pdf, 55 kB)

Arms and ammunition; Parts and accessories thereof

pdf icon Section XX, Chapters 94-96 (pdf, 123 kB)

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

pdf icon Section XXI, Chapters 97-99 (pdf, 110 kB)

Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

Combined Nomenclatures and colleration tables from previous years

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