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Section IV - Chapter 17
Sugars and Sugar Confectionery
Note
1. This chapter does not cover:
(a). Sugar confectionery containing cocoa (heading 1806);
(b). Chemically pure sugars (other than sucrose, lactose, maltose, glucose and fructose) or other products of heading 2940; or
(c). Medicaments or other products of chapter 30.
Subheading Notes
1. For the purposes of subheadings 1701.12, 1701.13 and 1701.14, "raw sugar" means sugar whose content of sucrose by weight, in the dry state, corresponds to a polarimeter reading of less than 99.5 degrees.
2. Subheading 1703.13 covers only cane sugar obtained without centrifugation, whose content of sucrose by weight, in the dry state, corresponds to a polarimeter reading of 69 degrees or more but less than 93 degrees. The product contains only natural anhedral microcrystals, or irregular shape, not visible to the naked eye, which are surrounded by residues of molasses and other constituents of sugar cane.
Statistical Note
1. Heading 1703 does not include products derived from sugar cane or sugar beet and containing soluble non-sugar (excluding any foreign substance that may have been added or developed in the product) equal to 6 percent or less by weight of the total soluble s olids.

Schedule B No. and Headings Commodity Description Unit of Quantity Second Quantity
17 Sugars and Sugar Confectionery
17.01 - Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form:
- - Raw sugar not containing added flavoring or coloring matter:
1701.12.0000 - - - Beet sugar kg
1701.13.0000 - - - Cane sugar specified in subheading note 2 to this chapter kg
1701.14.0000 - - - Other cane sugar kg
- - Other:
1701.91 - - - Containing added flavoring or coloring matter:
- - - - Beverage bases:
1701.91.1020 - - - - - Packaged for retail sale kg
1701.91.1040 - - - - - Other kg
- - - - Other:
1701.91.3020 - - - - - Packaged for retail sale kg
1701.91.3040 - - - - - Other kg
1701.99 - - - Other:
- - - - Refined from imported raw sugar and eligible for drawback:
1701.99.2020 - - - - - Packaged for retail sale kg
1701.99.2040 - - - - - Other kg
1701.99.4000 - - - - Other kg
17.02 - Other sugars, including chemically pure lactose, maltose, glucose (dextrose) and fructose, in solid form; sugar syrups not containing added flavoring or coloring matter; artificial honey, whether or not mixed with natural honey; caramel:
- - Lactose and lactose syrup:
1702.11.0000 - - - Containing by weight 99 percent or more lactose, expressed as anhydrous lactose, calculated on the dry matter kg
1702.19.0000 - - - Other kg
1702.20.0000 - - Maple sugar and maple syrup kg
1702.30 - - Glucose (dextrose) and glucose syrup, not containing fructose or containing in the dry state less than 20 percent by weight of fructose:
1702.30.0020 - - - Glucose (dextrose) kg
1702.30.0040 - - - Glucose syrup, containing in the dry state less than 20 percent by weight of fructose kg
1702.40.0000 - - Glucose (dextrose) and glucose syrup, containing in the dry state at least 20 percent but less than 50 percent by weight of fructose, excluding invert sugar kg
1702.50.0000 - - Chemically pure fructose kg
1702.60 - - Other fructose and fructose syrup, containing in the dry state more than 50 percent by weight of fructose, excluding invert sugar:
1702.60.0050 - - - Syrup kg
1702.60.0060 - - - Other kg
1702.90 - - Other, including invert sugar and other sugar and sugar syrup blends containing in the dry state 50 percent by weight of fructose:
1702.90.4500 - - - Derived from sugar cane or sugar beets kg
1702.90.5000 - - - Other kg
17.03 - Molasses resulting from the extraction or refining of sugar:
1703.10.0000 - - Cane molasses liters
1703.90.0000 - - Other kg ttl sug
17.04 - Sugar confectionery (including white chocolate), not containing cocoa:
1704.10.0000 - - Chewing gum, whether or not sugar-coated kg
1704.90 - - Other:
1704.90.3000 - - - Confections or sweetmeats ready for consumption kg
1704.90.7000 - - - Other kg

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Foreign Trade | ftdwebm 7;ster@census.gov |  Last Revised: January 08, 2013