The 2021 Basic HTS includes:
- changes included in 2021 HTS Preliminary Edition and 2021 HTS Preliminary Revisions 1, 2, and 3 (January 1, 2021, through February 6, 2021), listed in the document’s Preface as items 1 through 11; and
- cumulative changes that took effect during calendar year 2020 as reflected in the on-line HTS available on the USITC website (see the Change Record) and listed in the document’s Preface as items 12 through 75.
Users may download the HTS data in a variety of formats, including comma delimited, Excel spreadsheet, and machine-readable JSON formats.
At the time of posting, the GSP program and the 2018 MTBs set out in subchapter II of chapter 99 have expired. Importers should consult with Customs and Border Protection (CBP, https://www.cbp.gov) for information about interim procedures for GSP-eligible entries pending possible renewal of the GSP program.
More detailed information on changes to the HTS can be found in the document’s Preface.
A printed version of the 2021 Basic HTS will be available in a few weeks and can be ordered from the Government Publishing Office.