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Taiwan Has Been Adopted HS Nomenclature 2017 Edition to Synchronize with HS Contracting Parties

To be geared to international standards, Taiwan has amended the Customs Import Tariff, according to the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) 2017 version, recommended by World Customs Organization (WCO). The new Customs Import Tariff went into effect on January 1, 2017.

Customs Administration has finished the 8 digits correlation tables and has updated the Tariff Database of Customs Clearance System for the HS2017 amendments. For detail information about above, please log on Customs Administration website https://web.customs.gov.tw/public/attachment/612301973871.pdf.

Upon amendment of the Customs Import Tariff, the application of the tariffs shall be governed by Article 2 of the Enforcement Rules of the Customs Act. For imported goods, the amendment thereto shall apply from the arrival date of the means of transportation. The term " the arrival date of the transportation means", according to Article 6 of the same Rules, shall refer t 1.For sea cargo, the date on which the vessel arrives at the port of entry and files the import manifest with Customs; 2.For air cargo, the date on which the plane arrives at the airport and files the import manifest with Customs.

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  • Publish Date:2017-01-06
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