HSN Code and GST Rate for Ham-Sausages-Caviar and Prawns

HSN Code and GST Rate for Ham, Sausages, Caviar and Prawns

In this article, we provide the HSN code and GST rate for ham, sausages, caviar. Also covering GST on prawns and other preparations of meat, fish or crustaceans. Chapter 16 of the HSN code contains the GST rate for preparations of meat, fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates. Food preparations fall in Chapter 16 of the HSN code provided that they contain more than 20% by weight of sausage, meat, meat offal, blood, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, or any combination thereof. In cases where the preparation contains two or more of the products mentioned above, it is classified in the heading of Chapter 16 corresponding to the component or components which predominate by weight.

Chapter 16 of the HSN code do not apply to the stuffed products of heading 1902 or to the preparations of heading 2103 or 2104. Further, this chapter does not cover the meat, meat offal, fish, crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved by the processes specified in Chapter 2 or 3 or heading 0504.

HSN Code

HSN Code DescriptionImport PolicyPolicy ConditionsGST Rate in Percentage
1601 00 00Sausages and similar products, of meat, meat offal or blood; food preparations based on these productsFree12
1602 10 00Homogenised preparationsFree12
1602 20 00Of liver of any animalFree12
Of poultry of heading 0105:
1602 31 00Of turkeysFree12
1602 32 00Of fowls of the species Gallus domesticusFree12
1602 39 00OthersFree12
Of swine:
1602 41 00Hams and cuts thereofFree12
1602 42 00Shoulders and cuts thereofFree12
1602 49 00Other, including mixturesFree12
1602 50 00Of bovine animalsRestricted12
1602 90 00Other,  including  preparations  of the blood  of  any animalFree12
1603 00Extracts and juices of meat, fish or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates:
1603 00 10Extracts and juices of meatFree12
1603 00 20Extracts of fishFree12
1603 00 90OtherFree12
Fish, whole or in piece, but not minced:
1604 11 00SalmonFree12
1604 12Herrings:
1604 12 11PickledFree12
1604 12 90OtherFree12
1604 13Sardines, sardinella and brisling or sprats:
1604 13 10Sardines, sardinella and brislingFree12
1604 13 20SpratsFree12
1604 14Tunas, skipjack and bonito (Sarda spp.):
1604 14 10TunasFree12
1604 14 90OtherFree12
1604 15 00MackerelFree12
1604 16 00AnchoviesFree12
1604 17 00EelsFree12
1604 18
1604 18 00Shark finsProhibited12
1604 19
1604 19 00OtherFree12
1604 20 00Other prepared or preserved fishFree12
Caviar and caviar substitutes:
1604 31 00CaviarFree12
1604 32 00Caviar substitutesFree12
1605 10 00CrabFree12
Shrimps and prawns:
1605 21 00Not in an airtight containerFree12
1605 29 00OtherFree12
1605 30 00LobsterFree12
1605 40 00Other crustaceansFree12
1605 51 00OystersFree12
1605 52 00Scallops, including queen scallopsFree12
1605 53 00MusselsFree12
1605 54
1605 54 00Cuttlefish and squidFree12
1605 55 00OctopusFree12
1605 56 00Clams, cockles and ark shellsFree12
1605 57 00AbaloneFree12
1605 58 00Snails, other than sea snailsFree12
1605 59
1605 59 00OtherFree12
Other aquatic invertebrates:
1605 61 00Sea cucumbersFree12
1605 62 00Sea urchinsFree12
1605 63 00JellyfishFree12
1605 69 00OtherFree12

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Import Policy for Ham, Sausages and Other Preparations of Meat

Import of all live-stock products shall be subject to a sanitary import permit to be issued by Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Government of India, as per Section 3A of Live-stock Importation Act, 1898, as incorporated by Live Stock Importation (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. 28 of 2001, 29th August 2001), or as amended from time to time.

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Disclaimer: We have taken the best efforts to compile the above HSN codes and GST rates. HSN codes and GST rates could change from time to time. Hence, IndiaFilings takes no responsibility for the information presented on this page.

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