Central Product Classification (CPC) Ver.2.1

The Central Product Classification (CPC) Ver.2.1 has been released on 11 August 2015.

As of this date, all previous draft versions become obsolete.
The structure on the UN Classifications website will be updated shortly.

A copy of the full CPC Ver.2.1 publication in PDF format is available below.
While the publication is still subject to official editing, no changes are expected to be made to the structure or explanatory notes of the classification in this process.

In addition to the structure and explanatory notes of the classification, the CPC Ver.2.1 publication contains information on methodology and application rules in its Introduction, an alternative aggregation for Information Economy products and an Extension of the CPC structure for agricultural statistics.

CPC Version 2.1 (full publication) (5124 KB)

The following CPC Ver.2.1-related information is currently available in the Classifications Registry:


Information on the previous version of the CPC, the CPC Ver.2, can be found here.

(Page last updated: 21 August 2015)