Harmonized System Law and Legal Definition

Harmonized system is “a method of classifying goods for international trade developed by the Customs Cooperation Council (now the World Customs Organization).” [15 CFR 30.1; Title 15 -- Commerce And Foreign Trade; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating To Commerce And Foreign Trade; Chapter I -- Bureau Of The Census, Department Of Commerce; Part 30 -- Foreign Trade Regulations; Subpart A -- General Requirements]