The Harmonised System (HS) is an international system that is used for the classification of goods, based on a structure comprising codes and their respective descriptions.

This system was created to promote the development of international trade, making it easier to carry out international commercial deals, the drawing up of freight charges, and also the analysis of statistics and other information which is used by the different actors in international trade.

The HS codes have six digits, meaning that it is possible to include certain specific characteristics of products, such as origin, constitution and application, in a logical numeric ordering system, in ascending numerical order and also according to the level of sophistication of the goods.

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Since 1995, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have been using the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (MCN), based on the Harmonised System (HS) but in extended form. The MCN consists of eight digits, with the first six being the same as the respective Harmonised System code, and then the seventh and the eighth digits being special extensions assigned within the scope of Mercosur.

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Please enter the HS or MCN code, the machine or company name to be searched  or search for sectors of industrial machinery in Brazil