# World Customs Organisation publishes the agreed amendments to the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature that will enter into force on 1 January 2017

The revision, which is in fact the fifth one to make major amendments since the Harmonized System was introduced in 1988, includes in total 233 sets of amendments, divided as follows : agricultural sector 85; chemical sector 45; wood sector 13; textile sector 15; base metal sector 6; machinery sector 25; transport sector 18; other sectors 26.