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Japan's Tariff Schedule as of January 1 2012

This information is for reference only, not for official use. Please refer to the relevant statutory publications in Japanese for confirmation.
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SECTION I

LIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS
Chapter 1 Live animals. Tariff rate
Chapter 2 Meat and edible meat offal. Tariff rate
Chapter 3 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates. Tariff rate
Chapter 4 Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included. Tariff rate
Chapter 5 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included. Tariff rate

SECTION II

VEGETABLE PRODUCTS
Chapter 6 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage. Tariff rate
Chapter 7 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers. Tariff rate
Chapter 8 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons. Tariff rate
Chapter 9 Coffee, tea, mate and spices. Tariff rate
Chapter 10 Cereals. Tariff rate
Chapter 11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten. Tariff rate
Chapter 12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder. Tariff rate
Chapter 13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts. Tariff rate
Chapter 14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included. Tariff rate

SECTION III

ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR CLEAVAGE PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES
Chapter 15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes. Tariff rate

SECTION IV

PREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES
Chapter 16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates. Tariff rate
Chapter 17 Sugars and sugar confectionery. Tariff rate
Chapter 18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations. Tariff rate
Chapter 19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products. Tariff rate
Chapter 20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants. Tariff rate
Chapter 21 Miscellaneous edible preparations. Tariff rate
Chapter 22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar. Tariff rate
Chapter 23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder. Tariff rate
Chapter 24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes. Tariff rate

SECTION V

MINERAL PRODUCTS
Chapter 25 Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement. Tariff rate
Chapter 26 Ores, slag and ash. Tariff rate
Chapter 27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes. Tariff rate

SECTION VI

PRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES
Chapter 28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes. Tariff rate
Chapter 29 Organic chemicals. Tariff rate
Chapter 30 Pharmaceutical products. Tariff rate
Chapter 31 Fertilisers. Tariff rate
Chapter 32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks. Tariff rate
Chapter 33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations. Tariff rate
Chapter 34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster. Tariff rate
Chapter 35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes. Tariff rate
Chapter 36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations. Tariff rate
Chapter 37 Photographic or cinematographic goods. Tariff rate
Chapter 38 Miscellaneous chemical products. Tariff rate

SECTION VII

PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF
Chapter 39 Plastics and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 40 Rubber and articles thereof. Tariff rate

SECTION VIII

RAW HIDES AND SKINS, LEATHER, FURSKINS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; ADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUT (OTHER THAN SILK-WORM GUT)
Chapter 41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather. Tariff rate
Chapter 42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut). Tariff rate
Chapter 43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof. Tariff rate

SECTION IX

WOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL; CORK AND ARTICLES OF CORK; MANUFACTURES OF STRAW, OF ESPARTO OR OF OTHER PLAITING MATERIALS; BASKETWARE AND WICKERWORK
Chapter 44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal. Tariff rate
Chapter 45 Cork and articles of cork. Tariff rate
Chapter 46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork. Tariff rate

SECTION X

PULP OF WOOD OR OF OTHER FIBROUS CELLULOSIC MATERIAL; RECOVERED (WASTE AND SCRAP) PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; PAPER AND PAPERBOARD AND ARTICLES THEREOF
Chapter 47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard. Tariff rate
Chapter 48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard. Tariff rate
Chapter 49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans. Tariff rate

SECTION XI

TEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES
Chapter 50 Silk. Tariff rate
Chapter 51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric. Tariff rate
Chapter 52 Cotton. Tariff rate
Chapter 53 Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn. Tariff rate
Chapter 54 Man-made filaments; strip and the like of man-made textile materials. Tariff rate
Chapter 55 Man-made staple fibres. Tariff rate
Chapter 56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings. Tariff rate
Chapter 58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery. Tariff rate
Chapter 59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use. Tariff rate
Chapter 60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics. Tariff rate
Chapter 61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted. Tariff rate
Chapter 62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted. Tariff rate
Chapter 63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags. Tariff rate

SECTION XII

FOOTWEAR, HEADGEAR, UMBRELLAS, SUN UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, SEAT-STICKS, WHIPS, RIDING-CROPS AND PARTS THEREOF; PREPARED FEATHERS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH; ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; ARTICLES OF HUMAN HAIR
Chapter 64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles. Tariff rate
Chapter 65 Headgear and parts thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair. Tariff rate

SECTION XIII

ARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR MATERIALS; CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE
Chapter 68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials. Tariff rate
Chapter 69 Ceramic products. Tariff rate
Chapter 70 Glass and glassware. Tariff rate

SECTION XIV

NATURAL OR CULTURED PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, METALS CLAD WITH PRECIOUS METAL AND ARTICLES THEREOF; IMITATION JEWELLERY; COIN
Chapter 71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin. Tariff rate

SECTION XV

BASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL
Chapter 72 Iron and steel. Tariff rate
Chapter 73 Articles of iron or steel. Tariff rate
Chapter 74 Copper and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 75 Nickel and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 76 Aluminium and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 77 (Reserved for possible future use in the Harmonized System)
Chapter 78 Lead and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 79 Zinc and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 80 Tin and articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal. Tariff rate
Chapter 83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal. Tariff rate

SECTION XVI

MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES
Chapter 84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles. Tariff rate

SECTION XVII

VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT
Chapter 86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds. Tariff rate
Chapter 87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 89 Ships, boats and floating structures. Tariff rate

SECTION XVIII

OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; CLOCKS AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF
Chapter 90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles. Tariff rate

SECTION XIX

ARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF
Chapter 93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof. Tariff rate

SECTION XX

MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES
Chapter 94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings. Tariff rate
Chapter 95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof. Tariff rate
Chapter 96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles. Tariff rate

SECTION XXI

WORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES
Chapter 97 Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques. Tariff rate
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