On October 31, 2022, the European Commission published the Regulation (EU) 2022/1998 containing the 2023 version of the Combined Nomenclature (CN) which will be applicable from January 1, 2023.
The main changes are as follows:
- The implementation of a gradual reduction of duty rates for products covered by the agreement in the form of the Declaration on the Expansion of Trade in Information Technology Products;
- The introduction of new CN codes for products referred to in Regulation (EU) 2022/859;
- The introduction of new subheadings to facilitate the monitoring of specific goods such as ‘flat peaches and nectarines’ of Chapter 8; certain ‘rice’ of Chapter 10; certain ‘critical raw materials’ of Chapters 25, 26, 28, and 85; some chemicals products (‘DOTP’) of Chapter 29; and ‘slabs and billets, of aluminium’ of Chapter 76; and
- The amendment of the classification of some substances in both the list of non-proprietary names of pharmaceutical substances in Annex 3 of Part Three (Tariff Annexes) of Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87, and in the list of pharmaceutical intermediates in Annex 6 of Part Three (Tariff Annexes) of Annex I to that Regulation.
EU Regulation 2022/1998 can be found here.
EU Regulation 2022/859 can be found here.
EEC Regulation 2658/87 can be found here.
The press release can be found here.