The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Articles of Clothing and Clothing Accessories (03.1.3)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes ties, handkerchiefs, scarves, squares, gloves, mittens, muffs, belts, braces, aprons, smocks, bibs, sleeve protectors, hats, caps, berets, bonnets, etc.; sewing threads, knitting yarns, and accessories for making clothing such as buckles, buttons, press-studs, zip-fasteners, ribbons, laces, trimmings, etc.; gardening gloves and working gloves; and crash helmets for motor cycles and bicycles.
This category excludes gloves and other articles made of rubber (05.6.1); pins, safety pins, sewing needles, knitting needles, and thimbles (05.6.1); protective headgear for sports (09.3.2); other protective gear for sports such as life jackets, boxing gloves, body padding, belts, supports, etc. (09.3.2); paper handkerchiefs (12.1.3); watches, jewelry, cufflinks, tie-pins (12.3.1); and walking sticks and canes, umbrellas and parasols, fans, and key rings (12.3.2).
This is a subcategory of the Clothing and Footwear (03) and of the Clothing (03.1) categories.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/nomenclatures/index.cfm?TargetUrl=ACT_OTH_CLS_DLD&StrNom=HICP_2000&StrFormat=HTML&StrLanguageCode=EN&IntKey=22470387.
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