Classification - NST 2007
A standard, uniform goods classification system used in freight transport statistics. It allows the statistical comparability of goods in rail, road and water freight transport modes, serves as a basis for national data collection by member states, as well as the Commission publishes statistical information on the goods transported in line with this.
NST 2007 short description (pdf, 24 KB)
Code numbers and descriptions of the items of the classification.
NST 2007 structure (xlsx, 13 KB)
The explanatory notes determine the contents of the classification items. They help to find the appropriate category in the classification.
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.
Principles and rules of classification to be applied
Conversion key between the items of the current version of classification and those of the previous version
Legislation ordering the use of the classification:
- Commission regulation (EC) No 1304/2007 of 7 November 2007 amending Council Directive 95/64/EC, Council Regulation (EC) No 1172/98, Regulations (EC) No 91/2003 and (EC) No 1365/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council with respect to the establishment of NST 2007 as the unique classification for transported goods in certain transport modes
Predecessor classification (Old versions)
Previous versions of the classification can be found here.
NST 2000 Structure (xlsx, 13 KB)
NST/R Structure (xlsx, 13 KB)