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U.S. Import and Export Data Photographic Or Cinematographic Goods HS Chapter 37

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2019

Top Origin Country

Jp
Japan

Top Destination State

Ca
California

EXPORTS

2008 2019

Top Destination Country

Mx
Mexico

Top Origin State

Ny
New York

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Import Export Rankings (2021)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 80th (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 59th
Top Importing States California ($328,185,773), New York ($290,117,235), Georgia ($228,282,053), and Texas ($178,800,206)
Top Exporting States Oregon ($504,265,408), California ($265,528,808), New Jersey ($213,252,957), and New York ($197,352,382)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. China ($552,970,501), Israel ($211,498,229), Ireland ($208,963,819), and Taiwan ($171,121,023)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Japan ($1,115,631,629), Germany ($210,713,732), Belgium ($132,703,742), and Korea, South ($101,112,852)
CHAPTER 37
PHOTOGRAPHIC OR CINEMATOGRAPHIC GOODS
VI
37-1
Notes
  • 1. This chapter does not cover waste or scrap.
  • 2. In this chapter the word "photographic" relates to the process by which visible images are formed, directly or indirectly, by the action of light or other forms of radiation on photosensitive surfaces.

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
3701 Photographic plates and film in the flat, sensitized, unexposed, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles; instant print film in the flat, sensitized, unexposed, whether or not in packs:
3701.10.00 For X-ray 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3701.10.00.30 Medical, other than dental m2
3701.10.00.60 Other m2
3701.20.00 Instant print film 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3701.20.00.30 For color photography (polychrome) No.
3701.20.00.60 Other No.
3701.30.00.00 Other plates and film, with any side exceeding 255 mm m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3701.91.00 For color photography (polychrome) 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3701.91.00.30 Disc film No.
3701.91.00.60 Other X
3701.99 Other:
3701.99.30.00 Dry plates m2 4.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3701.99.60 Other 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3701.99.60.30 Graphic arts film m2
3701.99.60.60 Other m2
3702 Photographic film in rolls, sensitized, unexposed, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles; instant print film in rolls, sensitized, unexposed:
3702.10.00 For X-ray 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.10.00.30 Medical, other than dental m2
3702.10.00.60 Other m2
3702.31.01.00 For color photography (polychrome) No. 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.32.01 Other, with silver halide emulsion 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.32.01.30 Microfilm m2
3702.32.01.60 Other m2
3702.39.01.00 Other m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.41.01.00 Of a width exceeding 610 mm and of a length exceeding 200 m, for color photography (polychrome) m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.42.01.00 Of a width exceeding 610 mm and of a length exceeding 200 m, other than for color photography m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.43.01.00 Of a width exceeding 610 mm and of a length not exceeding 200 m m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.44.01 Of a width exceeding 105 mm but not exceeding 610 mm 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.44.01.30 Graphic arts film m2
3702.44.01.60 Other m2
3702.52.01 Of a width not exceeding 16 mm 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.52.01.30 Reversal color film m2
3702.52.01.60 Other m2
3702.53.00 Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not exceeding 35 mm and of a length not exceeding 30 m, for slides 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.53.00.30 35 mm No.
3702.53.00.60 Other No.
3702.54.00 Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not exceeding 35 mm and of a length not exceeding 30 m, other than for slides 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.54.00.30 35 mm No.
3702.54.00.60 Other No.
3702.55.00 Of a width exceeding 16 mm but not exceeding 35 mm and of a length exceeding 30 m Free
3702.55.00.30 Reversal color film m2
3702.55.00.60 Other m2
3702.56.00 Of a width exceeding 35 mm Free
3702.56.00.30 Motion-picture film m,m2
3702.56.00.60 Other m2
3702.96.00.00 Of a width not exceeding 35 mm and of a length not exceeding 30 m m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3702.97.00.00 Of a width not exceeding 35 mm and of a length exceeding 30 m m2 Free
3702.98.00.00 Of a width exceeding 35 mm m2 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3703 Photographic paper, paperboard and textiles, sensitized, unexposed:
3703.10 In rolls of a width exceeding 610 mm:
3703.10.30 Silver halide papers 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3703.10.30.30 For color photography (polychrome) m2
3703.10.30.60 Other m2
3703.10.30.90 Other (line reproduction) m2
3703.10.60.00 Other m2 3.1% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3703.20 Other, for color photography (polychrome):
3703.20.30 Silver halide papers 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3703.20.30.30 For pictorial use (continuous tone) m2
3703.20.30.60 Other (line reproduction) m2
3703.20.60.00 Other m2 3.1% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3703.90 Other:
3703.90.30 Silver halide papers 3.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3703.90.30.30 In sheets m2
3703.90.30.60 Other m2
3703.90.30.90 Other (line reproduction) m2
3703.90.60.00 Other m2 2.8% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3704.00.00.00 Photographic plates, film, paper, paperboard and textiles, exposed but not developed m2 Free
3705 Photographic plates and film, exposed and developed, other than motion-picture film:
3705.10.00.00 For offset reproduction No. Free
3705.90.01.00 Other X Free
3706 Motion-picture film, exposed and developed, whether or not incorporating sound track or consisting only of sound track:
3706.10 Of a width of 35 mm or more:
3706.10.30.00 Sound recordings on motion-picture film suitable for use in connection with motion-picture exhibits m 1.4% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3706.10.60 Other Free
3706.10.60.30 Positive release prints m
3706.10.60.60 Other m
3706.10.60.90 Other m
3706.90.00 Other Free
3706.90.00.30 Positive release prints m
3706.90.00.60 Other m
3707 Chemical preparations for photographic uses (other than varnishes, glues, adhesives and similar preparations); unmixed products for photographic uses, put up in measured portions or put up for retail sale in a form ready for use:
3707.10.00 Sensitizing emulsions 3% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3707.10.00.05 For use in color negative photographic paper kg
3707.10.00.90 Other kg
3707.90 Other:
3707.90.31.00 Acid violet 19 kg Free
3707.90.32 Other 6.5% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
3707.90.32.10 Unsensitized emulsions, for use in color negative photographic paper kg
3707.90.32.20 Couplers, for use in color negative photographic paper kg
3707.90.32.30 Coupler dispersions, for use in color negative photographic paper kg
3707.90.32.90 Other kg
3707.90.60.00 Unmixed products for photographic uses, put up in measured portions or put up for retail sale in a form ready for use kg 1.5% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
02/06/2015 NY N260676
Classification
3701.99.6060
The tariff classification of photomask blanks from Japan
09/05/2012 NY N232110
Classification
3920.99.2000
3702.39.0100
3702.44.0160
The tariff classification of thermal transfer tape and thermal transfer ink rolls. Correction to Ruling Number N215455 N215455
05/25/2012 NY N215455
Classification
3921.13.5000
3702.39.0100
3702.44.0160
The tariff classification of thermal transfer tape and thermal transfer ink rolls
02/25/2010 NY N094576
Classification
3702.39.0100
3702.44.0160
The tariff classification of Thermal Transfer Ribbon from Japan
01/19/2010 NY N091139
Classification
3701.91.0060
3702.41.0100
The tariff classification of Bayfol HX TP 1000. Correction to Ruling Number N087675 N087675
01/08/2010 NY N087675
Classification
3701.99.6060
3702.41.0100
The tariff classification of Bayfol HX TP 1000
03/16/2009 NY N052855
Classification
3702.44.0130
The tariff classification of a PearlDry Plus Plates from USA
02/09/2009 NY N049214
Classification
8443.99.3000
8443.99.3500
3702.44.0160
The tariff classification of facsimile machine replacement ribbons and cartridges from China.
03/25/2008 NY N023848
Classification
3702.44.0160
The tariff classification of Thermal Print Media from Japan
11/27/2007 NY N019393
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Toner from Japan
09/26/2006 HQ W967818
Classification
3707.90.3290
Internal Advice Request No. 06/023; Classification of positive and negative photoresists A85371
10/24/2005 NY L88112
Classification
8506.10.0000
3702.54.0030
The tariff classification of a 35mm flash camera, 35mm film, a battery and a photo album from China
02/22/2005 NY L82279
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Accuimage dry film resist from Korea
01/20/2005 NY L81852
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Minolta, EP450-EP 450Z, MT Starter II; Hewlett-Packard Color Laser Jet 4500 (color toner); Minolta, QMS Magicolor 2200, MNGT744 (yellow toner) and Canon, CLC 1000 Starter/Dispersant/Start Toner from Japan
08/31/2004 HQ 967125
Classification
3707.90.3290
Application for Further Review of Protest 1401-04-100072Dear Port Director:This is in reply to your correspondence forwarding Application for Further Review of Protest (AFR) 1401-04-100072, timely filed by Eternal Technology Corporation. FACTS:The protest is against Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) classification of one entry of photo-resist dry film under subheading 3707.90.3290 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).
08/25/2004 NY K88693
Classification
3702.54.0030
4820.50.0000
4911.91.2040
9609.10.0000
3213.90.0000
3506.10.5000
The tariff classification of a "memory kit," including a camera, scrapbook and other items, from China.
05/25/2004 HQ 967087
Classification
3701.30.00
Classification of "Thermostar" thermal printing plates 899348
09/19/2002 HQ 965726
Classification
3701.30.00
Protest 3701-02-100109; digital printing plates 950301
08/12/2002 NY I84363
Classification
3701.30.0000
3701.99.6060
The tariff classification of Imagesetter Plate Material (Aluminum-Metal Based) from Japan
07/17/2001 NY H82676
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Konica System Sahara Developer Starter 8440, Konica System Sahara Replenisher LR 8450, Sahara Tetrastige Developer 8550, Konica System Sahara Fixer Part A 8470A, Konica System Sahara Fixer Part B 8470B from Japan
08/02/2000 NY F89745
Classification
3702.54.0030
3923.40.0010
The tariff classification of photographic cameras, photographic film, and parts of photographic cameras from various countries
06/12/2000 NY F84216
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Toner (Item# SELEXGRC433) from Switzerland
11/26/1999 NY E89118
Classification
3702.54.0030
The tariff classification of Fuji Color Film 35mm from India
10/06/1999 NY E88063
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Sumiresin Excel CRC-800 from Japan
02/09/1999 NY D86450
Classification
3703.90.6000
The tariff classification of Non-photosensitive polyethylene coated paper (DTP-IP) from China.
01/29/1999 HQ 960055
Classification
2907.29.9000
3707.90.3290
Protest 1703-96-100148, concerning merchandise identified as "AS-274" and "SA-81"; CAS No. 85-60-8 not listed
08/12/1998 NY D81028
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Panasonic FQ-TK20 Toner Cartridge fromJapan.
07/08/1998 NY C88812
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Canon NPG-11 Toner Cartridge from Japan
07/08/1998 NY C88814
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Sharp SF-216NT1 Toner Cartridge from Japan
07/08/1998 NY C88817
Classification
3707.90.3290
The tariff classification of Sharp SD-365NT Toner Cartridge from Japan

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