What’s the difference between an HS code and HTS code?
The HS code stands for Harmonized System Code. It is a 6 digit universal classification code for goods that are being shipped around the world. HS codes are universal.
The HTS code stands for Harmonized Tariff Schedule Code. It is a 7-10 digit country specific code for goods classification. The first 6 digits are the HS code. The last 1-4 digits is specific HTS code part. HTS codes are country-specific. HTS codes are used to determine tax, duty or tariff rates for your shipment.