How to use Trade Tariff

Searching for a commodity code


"Search" allows you to find a commodity code using text that describes your product.

How to use "Search"

Begin the search of the UK Trade Tariff by entering a search phrase, to work out which are the closest matches to your goods. The phrase can be specific or general. The date will default to today's date, although you can set a different date if you want to find historical data. You should also use the radio buttons to show results for import or export.

What the results mean

Search results are displayed in order of relevance which contain:

  • the exact search term or phrase
  • all words in a search phrase in any order
  • one or more words in the search phrase

You can go directly to matching chapters and headings or commodities from the search results.

Access the UK Trade Tariff.