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List of Indian HS Classification

HS Code 4 digit categories Product descriptions
1 0101-0106

Live animals

2 0201-0210

Meat and edible meat offal

3 0301-0307

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

4 0401–0410

Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

5 0501–0511

Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

6 0601–0604

Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage

7 0701–0714

Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers

8 0801–0814

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

9 0901–0910

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

10 1001–1008


11 1101–1109

Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten

12 1201–1214

Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants ; straw and fodder

13 1301–1302

Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts

14 1401–1404

Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included

15 1501–1522

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

16 1601–1605

Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates

17 1701–1704

Sugars and sugar confectionery

18 1801–1806

Cocoa and cocoa preparations

19 1901–1905

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks’ products

20 2001–2009

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants

21 2101–2106

Miscellaneous edible preparations

22 2201–2209

Beverages, spirits and vinegar

23 2301–2309

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder

24 2401–2403

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

25 2501–2530

Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement

26 2601–2621

Ores, slag and ash

27 2701–2715

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes

28 2801–2853

Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes

29 2901–2942

Organic chemicals

30 3001–3006

Pharmaceutical products

31 3101–3105


32 3201–3215

Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks

33 3301–3307

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations

34 3401–3407

Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, “dental waxes” and dental preparations with a basis of plaster

35 3501–3507

Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes

36 3601–3606

Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations

37 3701–3707

Photographic or cinematographic goods

38 3801–3825

Miscellaneous chemical products

39 3901–3926

Plastics and articles thereof

40 4001–4017

Rubber and articles thereof

41 4101–4115

Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather

42 4201–4206

Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)

43 4301–4304

Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof

44 4401–4421

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal

45 4501–4504

Cork and articles of cork

46 4601–4602

Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork

47 4701–4707

Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard

48 4801–4801

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard

49 4901–4911

Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans

50 5001–5007


51 5101–5113

Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric

52 5201–5212


53 5301–5311

Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn

54 5401–5408

Sewing thread of man-made filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale

55 5501–5516

Man-made staple fibres

56 5601–5609

Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof

57 5701–5705

Carpets and other textile floor coverings

58 5801–5811

Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery

59 5901–5911

Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use

60 6001–6006

Knitted or crocheted fabrics

61 6101–6117

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

62 6201–6217

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

63 6301–6310

Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags

64 6401–6406

Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles

65 6501–6507

Headgear and parts thereof

66 6601–6603

Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof

67 6701–6704

Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair

68 6801–6815

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials

69 6901–6914

Ceramic products

70 7001–7020

Glass and glassware

71 7101–7118

Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin

72 7201–7229

Iron and steel

73 7301–7326

Articles of iron or steel

74 7401–7419

Copper and articles thereof

75 7501–7508

Nickel and articles thereof

76 7601–7616

Aluminium and articles thereof

78 7801–7806

Lead and articles thereof

79 7901–7907

Zinc and articles thereof

80 8001–8007

Tin and articles thereof

81 8101–8113

Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof

82 8201–8215

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal

83 8301–8311

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

84 8401–8487

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

85 8501–8548

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

86 8601–8609

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

87 8701–8716

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof

88 8801–8805

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof

89 8901–8905

Ships, boats and floating structures

90 9001–9033

Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof

91 9101–9114

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

92 9201–9209

Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles

93 9301–9307

Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof

94 9401–9406

Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings

95 9501–9508

Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof

96 9601–9618

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

97 9701–9706

Works of art, collectors’ pieces, and antiques

98 9801–9805

Project imports, Lab chemicals, personal importation by air or post