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Chapter 25 - Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement

2501
Salt (including table salt and denatured salt) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents; sea water
2502
Unroasted iron pyrites
2503
Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur
2504
Natural graphite
2505
Natural sands of all kinds, whether or not coloured, other than metal-bearing sands of Chapter 26
2506
Quartz (other than natural sands); quartzite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape
2507
Kaolin and other kaolinic clays, whether or not calcined
2508
Other clays (not including expanded clays of 6806), andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, whether or not calcined; mullite; chamotte or dinas earths
2509
Chalk
2510
Natural calcium phosphates, natural aluminium calcium phosphates and phosphatic chalk
2511
Natural barium sulphate (barytes); natural barium carbonate (witherite), whether or not calcined, other than barium oxide of 2816
2512
Siliceous fossil meals (for example, kieselguhr, tripolite and diatomite) and similar siliceous earths, whether or not calcined, of an apparent specific gravity of 1 or less
2513
Pumice stone; emery; natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives, whether or not heat-treated
2514
Slate, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape
2515
Marble, travertine, ecaussine and other calcareous monumental or building stone of an apparent specific gravity of 2.5 or more, and alabaster, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape
2516
Granite, porphyry, basalt, sandstone and other monumental or building stone, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape
2517
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 the materials cited in the first part of the heading; tarred macadam; granules, chippings and powder, of stones of 2515 or 2516, whether or not heat-treated
2518
Dolomite, whether or not calcined or sintered, including dolomite roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; dolomite ramming mix
2519
Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite); fused magnesia; dead-burned (sintered) magnesia, whether or not containing small quantities of other oxides added before sintering; other magnesium oxide, whether or not pure
2520
Gypsum; anhydrite; plasters (consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate) whether or not coloured, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders
2521
Limestone flux; limestone and other calcareous stone, of a kind used for the manufacture of lime or cement
2522
Quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, other than calcium oxide and hydroxide of 2825
2523
Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers
2524
Asbestos
2525
Mica, including splittings; mica waste
2526
Natural steatite, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; talc
2527
No heading
2528
Natural borates and concentrates thereof (whether or not calcined), but not including borates separated from natural brine; natural boric acid containing not more than 85% of H3BO3 calculated on the dry weight
2529
Feldspar; leucite; nepheline and nepheline syenite; fluorspar
2530
Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included
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2501.00.00 32 kgSALT (INCLUDING TABLE SALT AND DENATURED SALT) AND PURE SODIUM CHLORIDE, WHETHER OR NOT IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION OR CONTAINING ADDED ANTI-CAKING OR FREE-FLOWING AGENTS; SEA WATERFree
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2502.00.00 02 tUNROASTED IRON PYRITESFree
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Double star icon 2503.00.00 SULPHUR OF ALL KINDS, OTHER THAN SUBLIMED SULPHUR, PRECIPITATED SULPHUR AND COLLOIDAL SULPHURFree
38 t Crude or unrefined sulphur
41 t Other
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2504NATURAL GRAPHITE:
2504.10.00 07 kg - In powder or in flakesFree
2504.90.00 08 kg - OtherFree
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2505NATURAL SANDS OF ALL KINDS, WHETHER OR NOT COLOURED, OTHER THAN METAL- BEARING SANDS OF CHAPTER 26:
2505.10.00 09 kg - Silica sands and quartz sandsFree
2505.90.00 10 kg - OtherFree
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2506QUARTZ (OTHER THAN NATURAL SANDS); QUARTZITE, WHETHER OR NOT ROUGHLY TRIMMED OR MERELY CUT, BY SAWING OR OTHERWISE, INTO BLOCKS OR SLABS OF A RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHAPE:
2506.10.00 11 kg - QuartzFree
Double star icon 2506.20.00 12 kg - QuartziteFree
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2507.00.00 14 kgKAOLIN AND OTHER KAOLINIC CLAYS, WHETHER OR NOT CALCINEDFree
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2508OTHER CLAYS (NOT INCLUDING EXPANDED CLAYS OF 6806), ANDALUSITE, KYANITE AND SILLIMANITE, WHETHER OR NOT CALCINED; MULLITE; CHAMOTTE OR DINAS EARTHS:
2508.10.00 15 kg - BentoniteFree
2508.30.00 17 kg - Fire-clayFree
Double star icon 2508.40.00 40 kg - Other claysFree
2508.50.00 19 kg - Andalusite, kyanite and sillimaniteFree
2508.60.00 20 kg - MulliteFree
2508.70.00 21 kg - Chamotte or dinas earthsFree
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2509.00.00 22 kgCHALK5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%
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2510NATURAL CALCIUM PHOSPHATES, NATURAL ALUMINIUM CALCIUM PHOSPHATES AND PHOSPHATIC CHALK:
2510.10.00 23 t - UngroundFree
2510.20.00 24 kg - GroundFree
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2511NATURAL BARIUM SULPHATE (BARYTES); NATURAL BARIUM CARBONATE (WITHERITE), WHETHER OR NOT CALCINED, OTHER THAN BARIUM OXIDE OF 2816:
2511.10.00 25 t - Natural barium sulphate (barytes)Free
2511.20.00 26 kg - Natural barium carbonate (witherite)Free
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2512.00.00 27 kgSILICEOUS FOSSIL MEALS (FOR EXAMPLE, KIESELGUHR, TRIPOLITE AND DIATOMITE) AND SIMILAR SILICEOUS EARTHS, WHETHER OR NOT CALCINED, OF AN APPARENT SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF 1 OR LESSFree
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2513PUMICE STONE; EMERY; NATURAL CORUNDUM, NATURAL GARNET AND OTHER NATURAL ABRASIVES, WHETHER OR NOT HEAT-TREATED:
Double star icon 2513.10.00 32 kg - Pumice stoneFree
2513.20.00 37 kg - Emery, natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasivesFree
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2514.00.00 01 smSLATE, WHETHER OR NOT ROUGHLY TRIMMED OR MERELY CUT, BY SAWING OR OTHERWISE, INTO BLOCKS OR SLABS OF A RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHAPE5% DCS:4% DCT:5%
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2515MARBLE, TRAVERTINE, ECAUSSINE AND OTHER CALCAREOUS MONUMENTAL OR BUILDING STONE OF AN APPARENT SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF 2.5 OR MORE, AND ALABASTER, WHETHER OR NOT ROUGHLY TRIMMED OR MERELY CUT, BY SAWING OR OTHERWISE, INTO BLOCKS OR SLABS OF A RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHAPE:
2515.1- Marble and travertine:
2515.11.00 02 kg-- Crude or roughly trimmed5% DCS:4% DCT:5%
2515.12.00 03 kg-- Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape5% DCS:4% DCT:5%
2515.20.00 04 kg - Ecaussine and other calcareous monumental or building stone; alabasterFree
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2516GRANITE, PORPHYRY, BASALT, SANDSTONE AND OTHER MONUMENTAL OR BUILDING STONE, WHETHER OR NOT ROUGHLY TRIMMED OR MERELY CUT, BY SAWING OR OTHERWISE, INTO BLOCKS OR SLABS OF A RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHAPE:
2516.1- Granite:
2516.11.00 05 kg-- Crude or roughly trimmedFree
2516.12.00 06 kg-- Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape5% DCS:4% DCT:5%
2516.20 - Sandstone:
2516.20.10 09 kg--- Crude or roughly trimmedFree
2516.20.20 10 kg--- Merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape5% DCS:4% DCT:5%
2516.90.00 36 kg- Other monumental or building stoneFree
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2517PEBBLES, 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 THE MATERIALS CITED IN THE FIRST PART OF THE HEADING; TARRED MACADAM; GRANULES, CHIPPINGS AND POWDER, OF STONES OF 2515 OR 2516, WHETHER OR NOT HEAT-TREATED:
2517.10.00 11 kg - 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-treatedFree
2517.20.00 12 kg - Macadam of slag, dross or similar industrial waste, whether or not incorporating the materials cited in 2517.10.00Free
2517.30.00 13 kg - Tarred macadamFree
2517.4- Granules, chippings and powder, of stones of 2515 or 2516, whether or not heat-treated:
2517.41.00 14 kg-- Of marbleFree
2517.49.00 15 kg-- OtherFree
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2518DOLOMITE, WHETHER OR NOT CALCINED OR SINTERED, INCLUDING DOLOMITE ROUGHLY TRIMMED OR MERELY CUT, BY SAWING OR OTHERWISE, INTO BLOCKS OR SLABS OF A RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHAPE; DOLOMITE RAMMING MIX:
2518.10.00 16 kg - Dolomite, not calcined or sinteredFree
2518.20.00 17 kg - Calcined or sintered dolomiteFree
2518.30.00 18 kg - Dolomite ramming mixFree
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2519NATURAL MAGNESIUM CARBONATE (MAGNESITE); FUSED MAGNESIA; DEAD- BURNED (SINTERED) MAGNESIA, WHETHER OR NOT CONTAINING SMALL QUANTITIES OF OTHER OXIDES ADDED BEFORE SINTERING; OTHER MAGNESIUM OXIDE, WHETHER OR NOT PURE:
2519.10.00 35 kg - Natural magnesium carbonate (magnesite)Free
Double star icon 2519.90.00 42 kg - OtherFree
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2520GYPSUM; ANHYDRITE; PLASTERS (CONSISTING OF CALCINED GYPSUM OR CALCIUM SULPHATE) WHETHER OR NOT COLOURED, WITH OR WITHOUT SMALL QUANTITIES OF ACCELERATORS OR RETARDERS:
2520.10.00 23 t - Gypsum; anhydriteFree
2520.20.00 24 t - PlastersFree
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2521.00.00 25 tLIMESTONE FLUX; LIMESTONE AND OTHER CALCAREOUS STONE, OF A KIND USED FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF LIME OR CEMENTFree
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2522QUICKLIME, SLAKED LIME AND HYDRAULIC LIME, OTHER THAN CALCIUM OXIDE AND HYDROXIDE OF 2825:
2522.10.00 26 kg - QuicklimeFree
2522.20.00 27 kg - Slaked limeFree
2522.30.00 28 kg - Hydraulic limeFree
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2523PORTLAND CEMENT, ALUMINOUS CEMENT, SLAG CEMENT, SUPERSULPHATE CEMENT AND SIMILAR HYDRAULIC CEMENTS, WHETHER OR NOT COLOURED OR IN THE FORM OF CLINKERS:
2523.10.00 29 kg - Cement clinkersFree
2523.2- Portland cement:
2523.21.00 30 t-- White cement, whether or not artificially colouredFree
2523.29.00 37 t-- OtherFree
2523.30.00 33 kg - Aluminous cement5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%
2523.90.00 34 kg - Other hydraulic cements5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%
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2524ASBESTOS:
2524.10.00 35 kg - CrocidoliteFree
2524.90.00 36 kg - OtherFree
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2525MICA, INCLUDING SPLITTINGS; MICA WASTE:
2525.10.00 03 kg - Crude mica and mica rifted into sheets or splittings5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%
2525.20.00 04 kg - Mica powderFree
2525.30.00 05 kg - Mica wasteFree
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2526NATURAL STEATITE, WHETHER OR NOT ROUGHLY TRIMMED OR MERELY CUT, BY SAWING OR OTHERWISE, INTO BLOCKS OR SLABS OF A RECTANGULAR (INCLUDING SQUARE) SHAPE; TALC:
2526.10.00 06 kg - Not crushed, not powdered5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%
2526.20.00 07 kg - Crushed or powdered5%
DCS:4%
DCT:5%
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2528.00.00 10 kgNATURAL BORATES AND CONCENTRATES THEREOF (WHETHER OR NOT CALCINED), BUT NOT INCLUDING BORATES SEPARATED FROM NATURAL BRINE; NATURAL BORIC ACID CONTAINING NOT MORE THAN 85% OF H3BO3 CALCULATED ON THE DRY WEIGHTFree
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2529FELDSPAR; LEUCITE; NEPHELINE AND NEPHELINE SYENITE; FLUORSPAR:
2529.10.00 11 t - FeldsparFree
2529.2- Fluorspar:
2529.21.00 12 t-- Containing by weight 97% or less of calcium fluorideFree
2529.22.00 13 t-- Containing by weight more than 97% of calcium fluorideFree
2529.30.00 14 t - Leucite; nepheline and nepheline syeniteFree
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2530MINERAL SUBSTANCES NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED:
2530.10.00 15 kg - Vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpandedFree
2530.20.00 16 kg - Kieserite, epsomite (natural magnesium sulphates)Free
2530.90.00 40 kg - OtherFree

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# Unless otherwise indicated NZ, PG, FI, DC, LDC and SG rates are Free.

Unless otherwise indicated general rate applies for CA.

Unless indicated in Schedules 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 rates for US, Thai, Chilean, AANZ, Malaysian, Korean, Japanese and Chinese originating goods, respectively, are Free.

DCS denotes the rate for countries and places listed in Part 4 of Schedule 1 to this Act.

DCT denotes the rate for HK, KR, SG and TW.

If no DCT rate shown, DCS rate applies. If no DCT or DCS rate shown, general rate applies.

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Notes.

  1. Except where their context or Note 4 to this Chapter otherwise requires, the headings of this Chapter cover only products which are in the crude state or which have been washed (even with chemical substances eliminating the impurities without changing the structure of the product), crushed, ground, powdered, levigated, sifted, screened, concentrated by flotation, magnetic separation or other mechanical or physical processes (except crystallisation), but not products which have been roasted, calcined, obtained by mixing or subjected to processing beyond that mentioned in each heading.
    The products of this Chapter may contain an added anti-dusting agent, provided that such addition does not render the product particularly suitable for specific use rather than for general use.

     

  2. This Chapter does not cover:
    1. Sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur or colloidal sulphur (2802.00.00);
    2. Earth colours containing 70% or more by weight of combined iron evaluated as Fe2O3 (2821);
    3. Medicaments or other products of Chapter 30;
    4. Perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (Chapter 33);
    5. Setts, curbstones or flagstones (6801.00.00); mosaic cubes or the like (6802); roofing, facing or damp course slates (6803.00.00);
    6. Precious or semi-precious stones (7102 or 7103);
    7. Cultured crystals (other than optical elements) weighing not less than 2.5 g each, of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide, of 3824; optical elements of sodium chloride or of magnesium oxide (9001);
    8. Billiard chalks (9504); or
    • ij. Writing or drawing chalks or tailors' chalks (9609).

  3. Any products classifiable in 2517 and any other heading of the Chapter are to be classified in 2517.

     

  4. 2530 applies, inter alia, to: vermiculite, perlite and chlorites, unexpanded; earth colours, whether or not calcined or mixed together; natural micaceous iron oxides; meerschaum (whether or not in polished pieces); amber; agglomerated meerschaum and agglomerated amber, in plates, rods, sticks or similar forms, not worked after moulding; jet; strontianite (whether or not calcined), other than strontium oxide; broken pieces of pottery, brick or concrete.