Chapter 49 - T2017-5
Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans

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Notes.

1. This Chapter does not cover:

2. For the purpose of Chapter 49, the term "printed" also means reproduced by means of a duplicating machine, produced under the control of an automatic data processing machine, embossed, photographed, photocopied, thermocopied or typewritten.

3. Newspapers, journals and periodicals which are bound otherwise than in paper, and sets of newspapers, journals or periodicals comprising more than one number under a single cover are to be classified in heading 49.01, whether or not containing advertising material.

4. Heading 49.01 also covers:

However, printed pictures or illustrations not bearing a text, whether in the form of signatures or separate sheets, fall in heading 49.11.

5. Subject to Note 3 to this Chapter, heading 49.01 does not cover publications which are essentially devoted to advertising (for example, brochures, pamphlets, leaflets, trade catalogues, year books published by trade associations, tourist propaganda). Such publications are to be classified in heading 49.11.

6. For the purpose of heading 49.03, the expression "children's picture books" means books for children in which the pictures form the principal interest and the text is subsidiary.

Statistical Note.

(NB This note does not form part of the Customs Tariff legislation.)

1. For the purpose of classification No. 4911.91.00.30, the description "Trading cards" refers to collectors' cards such as baseball cards, hockey cards, football cards and the like.

Customs Tariff Schedule

Tariff Item SS Description of Goods Unit of Meas. MFN Tariff Applicable Preferential Tariffs
Tariff ItemSSDescription of GoodsUnit of Meas.MFN TariffApplicable Preferential Tariffs
49.01 Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets.   
4901.10.0000Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - In single sheets, whether or not foldedKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.91.0000Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Dictionaries, encyclopaedias and serial instalments thereofNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.00 Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - OtherNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0010Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - BrochuresNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0021Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Textbooks: - Elementary through secondary schoolNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0022Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Textbooks: - Post-secondary schoolNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0030Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - DirectoriesNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0040Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Liturgical booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0050Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Technical, scientific or professional booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0060Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Art or pictorial booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0070Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Newspapers, journals and periodicals, as defined in Note 3 to this ChapterNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0091Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Other: - Hard cover booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0092Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Other: - Rack size paperback booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4901.99.0099Printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in single sheets. - Other: - Other - Other: - OtherNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
49.02 Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material.   
4902.10.0000Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material. - Appearing at least four times a weekNote: The General Tariff rate that applies to goods of this tariff item is the Most-Favoured-Nation rate.KGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4902.90.00 Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material. - OtherKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4902.90.0010Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material. - Other - NewspapersKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4902.90.0090Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material. - Other - OtherNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4903.00.00 Children's picture, drawing or colouring books.NMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4903.00.0010Children's picture, drawing or colouring books. - Picture booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4903.00.0020Children's picture, drawing or colouring books. - Drawing or colouring booksNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4904.00.0000Music, printed or in manuscript, whether or not bound or illustrated.NMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
49.05 Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed.   
4905.10.0000Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed. - GlobesNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4905.91.0000Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed. - Other: - In book formNMBFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4905.99.0000Maps and hydrographic or similar charts of all kinds, including atlases, wall maps, topographical plans and globes, printed. - Other: - OtherKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4906.00.0000Plans and drawings for architectural, engineering, industrial, commercial, topographical or similar purposes, being originals drawn by hand; hand-written texts; photographic reproductions on sensitized paper and carbon copies of the foregoing.-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4907.00.00 Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognized face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title.-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4907.00.0011Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognized face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title. - Banknotes being legal tender: - Not issued-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4907.00.0012Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognized face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title. - Banknotes being legal tender: - Issued-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4907.00.0021Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognized face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title. - Stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title: - Not issued-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4907.00.0022Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognized face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title. - Stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title: - Issued-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4907.00.0090Unused postage, revenue or similar stamps of current or new issue in the country in which they have, or will have, a recognized face value; stamp-impressed paper; banknotes; cheque forms; stock, share or bond certificates and similar documents of title. - Other-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
49.08 Transfers (decalcomanias).   
4908.10.0000Transfers (decalcomanias). - Transfers (decalcomanias), vitrifiableKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4908.90.0000Transfers (decalcomanias). - OtherKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4909.00.0000Printed or illustrated postcards; printed cards bearing personal greetings, messages or announcements, whether or not illustrated, with or without envelopes or trimmings.-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4910.00.0000Calendars of any kind, printed, including calendar blocks.KGMFreeAUT, NZT, CCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
49.11 Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs.   
4911.10.00 Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Trade advertising material, commercial catalogues and the like-FreeAUT, NZT, CCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.10.0030Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Trade advertising material, commercial catalogues and the like - Not containing publicity material relating to Canadian products or services: - CataloguesKGMFreeAUT, NZT, CCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.10.0090Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Trade advertising material, commercial catalogues and the like - OtherKGMFreeAUT, NZT, CCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.91.00 Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Pictures, designs and photographs-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.91.0020Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Pictures, designs and photographs - PostersKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.91.0030Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Pictures, designs and photographs - Trading cardsKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.91.0090Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Pictures, designs and photographs - OtherKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.99.00 Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Other-FreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.99.0050Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Other - Printed labelsKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
4911.99.0090Other printed matter, including printed pictures and photographs. - Other: - Other - OtherKGMFreeCCCT, LDCT, GPT, UST, MT, MUST, CIAT, CT, CRT, IT, NT, SLT, PT, COLT, JT, PAT, HNT, KRT, CEUT, UAT: Free
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