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SITC Rev.4 code 273


  • Section: 2 - Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
  • Division: 27 - Crude fertilizers, other than those of Division 56, and crude minerals (excluding coal, petroleum and precious stones)
  • Group: 273 - Stone, sand and gravel


This Group is divided into the following Subgroups:

  • 273.1 - Building or monumental (dimension) stone, not further worked than roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape
  • 273.2 - Gypsum, plasters, limestone flux, limestone and other calcareous stone of a kind used for the manufacture of lime or cement
  • 273.3 - Natural sands of all kinds, whether or not coloured (other than metal-bearing sands of division 28).
  • 273.4 - Pebbles, gravel, broken or crushed stone, of a kind commonly used for concrete aggregates, for road metalling or for railway or other ballast, shingle and flint, whether or not heat-treated; macadam of slag, dross or similar industrial waste, whether or not incorporating materials cited in the first part of the heading; tarred macadam; granules, chippings and powder, of stones of heading 273.12 or 273.13, whether or not heat-treated

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