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Classification - KN

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Short description

The Combined Nomenclature (CN) is the tariff and statistical nomenclature used within the European Union for collecting and processing foreign trade data.
This Hungarian classification has been developed on the basis of the international classification (European classification)

KN short description (pdf, 29 KB)


Code numbers and descriptions of the items of classification

Combined Nomenclature, 2023
KN8 2023 structure (xlsx, 483 KB)

Explanatory notes

The explanatory notes determine the contents of the classification items. They help to find the appropriate category in the classification.

KN’15 explanatory notes

Search engine

It supports the quick search in the classification. After searching by code number or text, it displays those items of the classification that contain the relevant code number or text.
No search engine for this classification.


Principles and rules of classification to be applied

General rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature can be found in Section I, General Rules of the Regulation.

Correspondence tables

Conversion key between the items of the current version of classification and those of the previous version

KN 2023 change list (xls, 130 KB)
CN 2023 – CPA 2.1 (xlsx, 564 KB)
CN 2023 – BEC Rev. 4 (xlsx, 542 KB)
CN 2023 – BEC Rev. 5 (xlsx, 291 KB)
CN 2023 – NST R (xlsx, 542 KB)
CN 2023 - SITC (xlsx, 578 KB)

Legal basis

Legislation ordering the use of the classification:

Predecessor classification (Old versions)

Previous versions of the classification can be found here.

The Combined Nomenclature changes slightly each year, it is subject to a major revision every 5 years.

KN8 2022 structure (xlsx, 443 KB)

International version of classification

The Hungarian Combined Nomenclature (KN) is based on EU product classification, (CN).

For further assistance in the use of the classification click here.

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