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Central Product Classification (CPC) Ver.2.1
Publisher: United Nations
Catalog Record

The primary purpose of the Central Product Classification is the classification of goods and services based on the physical characteristics of goods or on the nature of the services rendered. Each type of good or service distinguished in the CPC is defined in such a way that it is normally produced by only one activity as defined in the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC). It is promulgated by the United Nations Statistical Commission.

Foreign Trade Classification Codes
Publisher: U.S. Bureau of the Census

Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
Publisher: U.S. International Trade Commission. Office of Tariff Affairs and Trade Agreements.
Catalog Record

International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Rev. 4 (ISIC Rev.4)
Publisher: United Nations
Catalog Record

The International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) is a United Nations classification system that serves as the international reference classification of productive activities for most countries and the basis of the national systems of other countries. ISIC facilitates the collecting, reporting, and comparative analysis of statistics in all important categories of economic activity.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Publisher: U.S. Bureau of the Census
Catalog Record

PLU Codes (for produce)
Publisher: International Federation for Produce Standards
What is a Price Look-Up (PLU) Code? Read http://www.plucodes.com/faqs.aspx#q

UN Classifications Registry
Publisher: United Nations
The UN Classifications Registry page links to the latest version of The International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), as well as to the latest version of the Central Product Classification (CPC). See separate entries above.

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