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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0893


  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 08 - Other mining and quarrying
  • Group: 089 - Mining and quarrying n.e.c.
  • Class: 0893 - Extraction of salt

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- extraction of salt from underground including by dissolving and pumping
- salt production by evaporation of sea water or other saline waters
- crushing, purification and refining of salt by the producer

This class excludes:
- processing of salt into food-grade salt, e.g. iodized salt, see 1079
- potable water production by evaporation of saline water, see 3600

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