Indian trade data How to search India Export Import data ?Quick TipsSearching by Product DescriptionWrong ExamplesSearching by HS Code ( Harmonized Code)Quick Tips :Do not specify too many parameters, keep it simple.Indian Companies names are not available in almost all last 1 year data, avoid searching by names of Indian companies. (Contact us for more info on this)Foreign Port names, Country Names are not standardized, avoid searching by themAll Indian Ports do not have data since 2003. Some of them have been added recently, we will add a Port wise data availability very soon.Entering Product and Hs code both will narrow the search, and only those records will picked up where both, product description and HS code match.Correct Search Examples Filter* = any shipment which contains “a word starting with filter” brass,copper,nickel : any shipment which contains “brass or copper or nickel”brass pipe* : any shipment which contains “ brass pipe or bras pipes or brass piping”HS Code : 85,92 = will search for chapter 85 and 92HS Code : 8544,8505,8504 = will search for subheading 8544 or 8505 or 8504Wrong Search Example:Filters ; will miss out shipments with word “ filter”brass copper nickel : will pickup only those shipments which have all the three words.brass pipes : will miss out brass pipe or brass piping.Searching by Product Description:Example Expression keyword Result1 Using Wild card :* Filter* Will capture all product descriptions containing a word which starts with “brass”Example results will include Filter, Filters, Filtering, Filtered2 Using Coma for Multiple Words Brass,copper,nickel,aluminium Will capture all product descriptions containing any one of the words.3 All words Brass pipes Will capture only those product descriptions which contain both the words.Wrong Examples1 Using single words without a Wild card Filter Data of Filters, Filtered , filtering will not be picked up by search.2 Using multiple keywords without comma Brass copper aluminum Data of only those shipments which contain all the keywords will be picked up by search3 Using multiple keywords with common words Brass and copper and aluminum Data of only those shipments which contain all the keywords and “AND” will be picked up by searchSearching by HS Code ( Harmonized Code)Search by HS code often gives good results , as there are no spelling mistakes to worry about or one has to know all the possible product keywords. (Note : Around 10% of data is not classified correctly.)InfodriveIndia maintains and updated Indian HS Code database, To find HS Code for your product click here.Example HS ResultSearch at Chapter Level 85Will capture all records of chapter 85.All hs codes starting from 85.Possible Examples : 8544, 85441000Search at Sub Heading level 8544Will capture all records of Subheading ter 8544All hs codes starting from 8544.Possible Examples : 85441000, 85441001, 85441002Search at 8 digit product level 85441000Will capture only those product descriptions which contain both the words.Multiple HS Codes , Usage of Coma Multiple Chapter : 85, 92Multiple chapter or Subheading : 8542, 9934, 76, 3456789Will capture all shipment which have any of the HS codes mentioned.