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National Classifications


(SH)

Country / Area: New Caledonia

Classification category: Product classifications

 
General information
1 (a)Name of the current national classification (full name in official national languages and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)It is the same
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?It is more detailed by adding two digits to the 6 digits of the HS
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.One more level of detail (2 digits)
 
Classification structure
2 (a)Please describe the structure of the classification: How many levels does the classification have? (Please provide labels, such as “Division”, “Class”) How many categories exist at each level?About 6350 - and more each time necessary
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.-
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Direction régionale des douanes de Nouvelle Calédonie
3 (b)Is the classification structure identical to the international standard or, if not, how does it differ? (e.g. have additional levels been added to the international standard or have changes been made within the level of the international structure, such as aggregations or additional breakdowns)The Direction of Direction régionale des douanes de Nouvelle Calédonie
Tel.: (687) 26.53.00 Fax: (687) 27.64.97
3 (c)Please describe deviations from the international standard (in terms of structure, methodology or application rules). Please use examples, if a general statement is not possible.About tarification:
Direction régionale des douanes de Nouvelle Calédonie
Tel.: (687) 26.53.00
Fax: (687) 27.64.97
Statistical information:
Institut Territorial de la statistique et des études économiques ITSEE
Tel.: (687) 28.31.56
Fax: (687) 28.81.48
Email: oe@itsee.nc
3 (d)At what level of the international standard can data be reported for international comparison? (Please provide examples of programmes / indicators if reporting takes place at different levels of the classification.)First implementation: 1988
HS revision 1996 implemented in September 1999 modified in 2000
3 (e)If no links to international classifications exist or no international standard is used, please state if there are plans to use international norms in the future.No local revision
 
Classification uses
4 (a)Please state for which statistical purposes (surveys etc.) this classification is used and if there are users outside of the Statistical Office. Please indicate at which level the classification is used for data collection and for data publishing.Institut Territorial de la statistique et des études économiques and public: external trade statistics
4 (b)Please give the names of institutions that use the classification for non-statistical purposes (as opposed to statistical purposes in question 4(a)). Also indicate the kind of use (e.g. tax offices, social security, customs, enterprise register, employment services, work permits etc.)External trade statistics at the most detailed level
4 (c)Please indicate if alternative classifications are used by other institutions of the economy. Are these classifications available and useful for the Statistical Office?Monthly publication: 12 aggregate levels + selection of detailed products
 
Implementation / revision status
5 (a)Please state the date of the official adoption of the classification. If not yet adopted, please indicate the current state (e.g. in development, sent for approval, in printing, ready to be distributed etc.)FRENCH
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.The code and a small description
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?-
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Yes
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNo
5 (f)Please describe the structure of the former classification and indicate the number of items at each level of the classification. (similar to question 2(a))?
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Direction régionale des douanes de Nouvelle Calédonie: tax fund
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?None
5 (i)Are statistical data still collected or published according to the former classification? Please indicate if this statistical data is collected or published by the Statistical Office or elsewhere. 
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated??
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)? 
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)? 
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist? 
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML) 
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form? 
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationNone

Source: UN/ESCAP questionnaire, 01/12/2000