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Customs - Measurement Unit Codes

List of Measurement Unit Codes and its description which can be provided in the qty_um field while POST Customs Shipment. 

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Measurement Unit CodeDescription 
ASV% volume (Alcoholic strength per volume)
ASV% volume Hectolitre ({Alcoholic strength per volume} X {no. of hectolitres})
CCTCarrying capacity in metric tonnes
CEN100 items
CTMCarats (one metric carat = 2x10$-4kg)
DAPDecatonne, corrected according to polarisation
DHSKilogram of dihydrostreptomycin
DTNHectokilogram net of drained weight
DTNHectokilogram of common wheat
DTNHectokilogram Gross
DTNHectokilogram of live weight
DTNHectokilogram net of dry matter
DTNHectokilogram of the standard quality
DTNHectokilogram of sugar with a yield in white sugar of 92%
DTNHectokilogram per 1% by weight of sucrose
EUREuro (used for statistical surveillance)
FC1Factor Hectolitre
GBPPounds (£) Sterling
GFIGram of fissile isotopes
GP1Gross Production
GP1Gross Production Hectolitre
GRTGross tonnage
KACKilogram net if acesulfame potassium
KCCKilogram of choline chloride
KCLTonne of potassium chloride
KGMKilogram Total alcohol
KGMKilogram net of drained weight
KGMKilogram Gross
KGMKilogram of lactic matter
KGMKilogram of sugar with a yield in white sugar of 92%
KGMKilogram of dry lactic matter
KLT1000 litres
KMAKilogram of methylamines
KNIKilogram of nitrogen
KNSKilogram of hydrogen peroxide
KPHKilogram of potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)
KPOKilogram of potassium oxide
KPPKilogram of diphosphorus pentaoxide
KSDKilogram of substance 90% dry
KSHKilogram of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
KURKilogram of uranium
KW1Kilowatt hour
LHCStandard litre (of hydrocarbon oil)
LPALitre pure (100%) alcohol
LTRLitre Total alcohol
MIL1000 items
MTKSquare metre
MTQCubic metre
MTQCubic metre 1000
MWH1000 kilowatt hours
NARNumber of items
NARNumber of items per flask
NCLNumber of cells
NPRNumber of pairs
RETRetail Price
TCETonne of CO2 equivalent
TJOTerajoule (gross calorific value)
TNETonne net of drained weight
TNETonne of biodiesel content
TNETonne of fuel content (usually in form of tallow, stearin, paraffin wax or other waxes, including the wick)
TNETonne of bioethanol content
TNETonne net of dry matter
TNETonne of the standard quality
TNETonne per 1% by weight of sucrose
WATNumber of Watt

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