ITC Publishes 2019 HTS

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 2/5/19 5:00 PM

On February 4, 2019, the International Trade Commission (ITC) published the 2019 Basic Edition of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS).

According to the ITC Change Record, “A significant number of dutiable subheadings and/or their statistical reporting numbers previously setting forth a unit of quantity of ‘X’ have been modified effective on January 1, 2019, to specify a particular unit.” Other changes include:

  • The addition of several new subheadings for paper, footwear, plastics, chemicals, and other products;

  • The removal of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania from eligibility for the African Growth and Opportunity Act benefits;

  • The addition of several statistical notes.

 Most of the changes for the 2019 edition took effect on January 1, 2019.


The 2019 Basic Edition of the HTS may be found here:

The ITC Change Record may be found here:

Topics: HTS, USITC