Classification of Goods

This module unit specifies the competencies required to classify goods. This involves:

  • Understanding the scope of the Harmonized System Convention (HSC); 
  • Determining the structure for classification of goods; 
  • Classifying goods based on section notes, chapter notes headings and subheadings; determining appropriate tariff for selected sections goods; 
  • Applying the East African Community (EAC) Common External Tariff (CET); and managing tariff classification disputes.


Unit Summary Learning Outcomes

At the end of the unit, the trainee should be able to:

  • Describe the scope of the Harmonized System Convention (HSC)
  • Determine the structure of the HS for classification of goods
  • Classify goods based on section notes, chapter notes headings and subheadings
  • Determine appropriate tariff for selected sections goods
  • Apply the EAC Common External Tariff (CET)
  • Reduce disputes in tariff classification.

Duration in Hours

60 Hours

Credit Factor

6 Credits

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