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Canadian Export Classification

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The Canadian Export Classification is a classification prepared and maintained by the International Trade Division of Statistics Canada, in order to satisfy Canada’s obligations, under the Harmonized System (HS) Convention, with respect to export trade statistics.

The Canadian Export HS8 Number is based on the international commodity classification six digit ‘root’ developed under the auspices of the Customs Cooperation Council.  An additional 2 digits are added to the six digits for Canadian domestic purposes.

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