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U.S. Import and Export Data Coffee, tea, maté and spices HS Chapter 09

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2020

Top Origin Country

Br
Brazil

Top Destination State

Ca
California

EXPORTS

2008 2020

Top Destination Country

Ca
Canada

Top Origin State

Ca
California

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Import Export Rankings (2022)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 38th (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 74th
Top Importing States New Jersey ($1,257,317,573), California ($1,248,050,870), Louisiana ($777,092,833), and Maryland ($653,226,919)
Top Exporting States California ($182,798,061), New Jersey ($108,675,374), Nevada ($99,102,265), and Pennsylvania ($90,944,270)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($602,319,737), Korea, South ($92,213,521), Japan ($58,086,834), and Mexico ($42,533,730)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Colombia ($1,130,524,080), Brazil ($1,112,676,327), Vietnam ($489,056,370), and Switzerland ($454,182,635)
CHAPTER 9
COFFEE, TEA, MATÉ AND SPICES
II
9-1
Notes
  • 1. Mixtures of the products of headings 0904 to 0910 are to be classified as follows:
    • (a) Mixtures of two or more of the products of the same heading are to be classified in that heading;
    • (b) Mixtures of two or more of the products of different headings are to be classified in heading 0910.
    The addition of other substances to the products of headings 0904 to 0910 (or to the mixtures referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) above) shall not affect their classification provided the resulting mixtures retain the essential character of the goods of those headings. Otherwise such mixtures are not classified in this chapter; those constituting mixed condiments or mixed seasonings are classified in heading 2103.
  • 2. This chapter does not cover Cubeb pepper (Piper cubeba) or other products of heading 1211.
Additional U.S. Notes
  • 1. Except as otherwise indicated, the provisions in this chapter cover the named products whether whole or in crushed or powdered form.
  • 2. No allowance shall be made for dirt or other foreign matter in the products of this chapter.
  • 3. The rates of duty specified in subheadings 0901.11 to 0901.22, inclusive, shall not apply to any product imported into Puerto Rico upon which a duty is imposed pursuant to section 319 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1319).
  • 4. All immediate containers and wrappings, and all intermediate containers, of tea (heading 0902) in packages of less than 2.3 kg, net, each are dutiable at the rates applicable to such containers and wrappings if imported empty, except that such goods originating in the following territories listed below shall enter free of duty.
    Australia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Singapore.
  • 5. Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 41, the importation of impure tea is prohibited, except as provided for in chapter 98.1Carryover legal note from the Tariff Schedule of the United States (TSUS). The Tea Importation Act (21 U.S.C. 41) was repealed,effective April 9, 1996. The shaded area indicates that the provisions have expired.
  • 6. The importation of pepper shells, ground or unground, is prohibited.
Statistical Note
  • 1. For a list of approved standards for "Certified organic", see General Statistical Note 6.
Compiler's Note
The provisions of subchapter II of chapter 99 (Miscellaneous Tariff Bills or MTBs), the provisions of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) found in General Note 4 and most product exclusions from the additional tariffs on products of China in subchapter III of chapter 99 expired on December 31, 2020. However, no endnotes or footnotes relating to these provisions have been deleted as of the issue date of this edition.

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
0901 Coffee, whether or not roasted or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion:
0901.11.00 Not decaffeinated Free
0901.11.00.15 Certified Organic kg
0901.11.00.25 Other kg
0901.11.00.45 Certified Organic kg
0901.11.00.55 Other kg
0901.12.00 Decaffeinated Free
0901.12.00.15 Certified Organic kg
0901.12.00.25 Other kg
0901.21.00 Not decaffeinated Free
0901.21.00.35 Certified Organic kg
0901.21.00.45 Other kg
0901.21.00.55 Certified Organic kg
0901.21.00.65 Other kg
0901.22.00 Decaffeinated Free
0901.22.00.35 Certified Organic kg
0901.22.00.45 Other kg
0901.22.00.60 Other kg
0901.90 Other:
0901.90.10.00 Coffee husks and skins kg Free
0901.90.20.00 Coffee substitutes containing coffee kg 1.5¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0902 Tea, whether or not flavored:
0902.10 Green tea (not fermented) in immediate packings of a content not exceeding 3 kg:
0902.10.10 Flavored 6.4% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG) 3.2% (JP)
0902.10.10.15 Certified Organic kg
0902.10.10.50 Other kg
0902.10.90 Other Free
0902.10.90.15 Certified Organic kg
0902.10.90.50 Other kg
0902.20 Other green tea (not fermented):
0902.20.10.00 Flavored kg 6.4% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG) 3.2% (JP)
0902.20.90 Other Free
0902.20.90.15 Certified Organic kg
0902.20.90.50 Other kg
0902.30.00 Black tea (fermented) and partly fermented tea, in immediate packings of a content not exceeding 3 kg Free
0902.30.00.15 Certified Organic kg
0902.30.00.50 Other kg
0902.30.00.90 Other kg
0902.40.00.00 Other black tea (fermented) and other partly fermented tea kg Free
0903.00.00.00 Maté kg Free
0904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum (peppers) or of the genus Pimenta (e.g., allspice):
0904.11.00 Neither crushed nor ground Free
0904.11.00.20 Black kg
0904.11.00.40 White kg
0904.12.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0904.21 Dried, neither crushed nor ground:
0904.21.20.00 Paprika kg 3¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0904.21.40.00 Anaheim and ancho pepper kg 5¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0904.21.60 Other 2.5¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0904.21.60.10 Bell peppers kg
0904.21.60.20 Jalapeno peppers kg
0904.21.60.90 Other kg
0904.21.80.00 Of the genus Pimenta (including allspice) kg Free
0904.22 Crushed or ground:
0904.22.20.00 Paprika kg 3¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0904.22.40.00 Anaheim and ancho pepper kg 5¢/kg Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0904.22.73.00 Mixtures of mashed or macerated hot red peppers and salt kg Free
0904.22.76.00 Other kg 5¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0904.22.80.00 Of the genus Pimenta (including allspice) kg Free
0905 Vanilla:
0905.10.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0905.20.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0906 Cinnamon and cinnamon-tree flowers:
0906.11.00.00 Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume) kg Free
0906.19.00.00 Other kg Free
0906.20.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0907 Cloves (whole fruit, cloves and stems):
0907.10.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0907.20.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0908 Nutmeg, mace and cardamoms:
0908.11.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0908.12.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0908.21.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0908.22 Crushed or ground:
0908.22.20.00 Bombay or wild mace, ground kg 7.4¢/kg Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0908.22.40.00 Other kg Free
0908.31.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0908.32.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0909 Seeds of anise, badian, fennel, coriander, cumin or caraway; juniper berries:
0909.21.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0909.22.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0909.31.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0909.32.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0909.61.00.00 Neither crushed nor ground kg Free
0909.62.00.00 Crushed or ground kg Free
0910 Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices:
0910.11.00 Neither crushed nor ground Free
0910.11.00.10 Certified organic kg
0910.11.00.15 Other kg
0910.12.00.00 Crushed or ground kg 1¢/kg Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0910.20.00.00 Saffron kg Free
0910.30.00.00 Turmeric (curcuma) kg Free
0910.91.00.00 Mixtures referred to in note 1(b) to this chapter kg 1.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0910.99 Other:
0910.99.05.00 Crude or not manufactured kg Free
0910.99.06.00 Thyme kg 4.8% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0910.99.07.00 Bay leaves kg 3.2% Free (A+, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0910.99.10.00 Curry kg Free
0910.99.20.00 Crude or not manufactured kg Free
0910.99.40.00 Other kg 3.4% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
0910.99.50.00 Dill kg Free
0910.99.60.00 Other kg 1.9% Free (A*, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)

Ruling

No rulings related to HS Code 09.

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