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Section I: Live Animals; Animal Products

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  • Chapter 1 Live animals
  • Chapter 2 Meat and edible meat offal
  • Chapter 3 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
  • Chapter 4 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included
  • Chapter 5 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

Section II: Vegetable Products

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  • Chapter 6 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage
  • Chapter 7 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
  • Chapter 8 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
  • Chapter 9 Coffee, tea, maté 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 fruits; 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 not elsewhere specified or included

Section III: Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils and Their Cleavage Products; Prepared Edible Fats; Animal or Vegetable Waxes

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  • Chapter 15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes

Section IV: Prepared Foodstuffs; Beverages, Spirits, and Vinegar; Tobacco and Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes

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  • 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; bakers' wares
  • 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 feed
  • Chapter 24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

Section V: Mineral Products

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  • Chapter 25 Salt; sulfur; 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 VI: Products of the Chemical or Allied Industries

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  • Chapter 28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorgani c compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes
  • Chapter 29 Organic chemicals
  • Chapter 30 Pharmaceutical products
  • Chapter 31 Fertilizers
  • Chapter 32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics
  • 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, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster
  • 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 VII: Plastics and Articles Thereof Rubber and Articles Thereof

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Section VIII: 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)

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  • 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 silkworm gut)
  • Chapter 43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof

Section IX: Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal; Cork and Articles of Cork; Manufacturers of Straw,of Esparto or of Other Plaiting Materials; Basketware and Wickerwork

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  • 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 X: Pulp of Wood or of Other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Waste and Scrap of Paper or Paperboard; Paper and Paperboard and Articles Thereof

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  • Chapter 47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or 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 XI: Textile and Textile Articles

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  • Chapter 50 Silk
  • Chapter 51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric
  • Chapter 52 Cotton
  • Chapter 53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn
  • Chapter 54 Man-made filaments
  • Chapter 55 Man-made staple fibers
  • 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 XII: Footwear, Headgear, Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking Sticks, Seatsticks, Whips, Riding-Crops and Parts Thereof; Prepared Feathers and Articles Made Therewith; Artificial Flowers; Articles of Human Hair

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  • Chapter 64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles
  • Chapter 65 Headgear and parts thereof
  • Chapter 66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, 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 XIII: Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials; Ceramic Products; Glass and Glassware

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Section XIV: Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semiprecious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad With Precious Metal, and Articles Thereof; Imitation Jewelry; Coin

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  • Chapter 71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin

Section XV: Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal

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Section XVI: 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

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  • 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 XVII: Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels and Associated Transport Equipment

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  • 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 XVIII: Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical or Surgical Instruments and Apparatus; Clocks and Watches; Musical Instruments; Parts and Accessories Thereof

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  • 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 XIX: Arms and Ammunition; Parts and Accessories Thereof

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  • Chapter 93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof

Section XX: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles

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  • Chapter 94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings
  • Chapter 95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
  • Chapter 96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles

Section XXI: Works of Art, Collectors' Pieces and Antiques

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  • Chapter 97 Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques

Section XXII: Special Classification Provisions; Temporary Legislation; Temporary Modifications Proclaimed pursuant to Trade Agreements Legislation; Additional Import Restrictions Proclaimed Pursuant to Section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, As Amended

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