HS 2022, which is the seventh edition of the Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature, shall enter into force on January 1, 2022. The new HS 2022 edition makes some major changes to the Harmonized system with amendments covering a wide range of goods moving across borders.
The major features of the HS 2022 amendments recognize new product streams and address environmental and social issues of global concern.
The amendments will be effective from January 1, 2022.
HMRC have published a UK goods classification 2021 to 2022 correlation table: 2022 UK goods classification
- If commodity codes are used in any templates or template selector conditions / exceptions, then these will need to be updated accordingly.
- If data is transferred from an ERP system, ensure that the appropriate codes are updated accordingly.
Further information on commodity codes and this change can be found at UK tariff: How to classify products – and an outlook to HS 2022