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U.S. Trade Data Categorized by Harmonized System Code

Flexport’s import and export data is sourced from US Census statistical records. Figures represent imports to the United States from other countries and exports from the United States to other countries. Read more about HS Codes here.

U.S. Import and Export Data Propelling Or Sliding Pencils HS Code 960840

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2019

Top Origin Country

Cn
China

Top Destination State

Tn
Tennessee

EXPORTS

2008 2019

Top Destination Country

Ca
Canada

Top Origin State

Ca
California

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Import Export Rankings (2021)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 6 digit HS Codes) 1913th (of 5832)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 6 digit HS Codes) 3231st
Top Importing States North Carolina ($23,470,646), California ($17,023,639), Tennessee ($14,448,268), and Texas ($2,811,195)
Top Exporting States Georgia ($9,915,920), New Jersey ($2,354,719), North Carolina ($1,017,440), and Tennessee ($953,303)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Mexico ($12,698,590), Canada ($2,760,761), Czech Republic ($318,708), and Australia ($143,767)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. China ($24,961,876), Japan ($18,850,924), Mexico ($16,408,052), and France ($8,787,002)

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
9608.40 Propelling or sliding pencils (for example, mechanical pencils):
9608.40.40.00 With a mechanical action for extending, or for extending and retracting, the lead gross 6.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
9608.40.80.00 Other gross Free

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
03/31/2015 NY N262653
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of clutch pencils from China. 961069
03/20/2015 NY N261974
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of clutch pencils from China 961069
11/18/2014 NY N258805
Classification
9608.40.4000
The tariff classification of mechanical pencils from China
09/04/2014 NY N256137
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of clutch pencils from China 961069
11/21/2012 NY N235295
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of a propelling pencil from Taiwan 961069
06/19/2012 NY N218369
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of propelling pencils with lead and eraser refills from China 961069
04/22/2010 NY N099100
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of highlighters, a three-color pen and a post-it pad from China and magnifier rulers from Taiwan
10/27/2009 NY N080500
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of propelling pencils from Mexico 961069
06/18/2009 NY N061710
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of a propelling pencil with two pencil lead refills from China 961069
06/05/2008 NY N027960
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of propelling pencils with a pencil lead and eraser refill pack from China 961069
04/11/2005 NY L83682
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of a BTS Pencil Combo Pack from China
01/31/2005 NY L82163
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of Mechanical Pencils from China
09/13/2004 NY K88707
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of Mechanical Pencils from China
08/23/2004 NY K88691
Classification
4202.92.4500
4820.10.2020
9609.10.0000
7315.89.5000
4202.92.3031
9017.80.0000
3926.10.0000
8214.10.0000
4016.92.0000
9608.10.0000
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of "Stationery Gift Bags" with school supplies from Taiwan.
03/10/2004 NY K83353
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.40.8000
3926.10.0000
4016.92.0000
The tariff classification of a ballpoint pen, a mechanical pencil, an eraser, and pencil leads from China
03/10/2004 NY K83535
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.40.8000
3926.10.0000
4016.92.0000
The tariff classification of a ballpoint pen, a mechanical pencil, an ink/pencil eraser, and pencil leads from China
03/05/2004 NY K83536
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of a BTS Mechanical Pencils Set from China
03/04/2004 NY K83534
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of a BTS Mechanical Pencil, 6 count, from China
11/25/2003 NY K81153
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of 2 clutch lead pencils from China
08/14/2003 NY J86926
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.20.0000
9609.10.0000
3926.10.0000
4016.92.0000
8214.10.0000
8470.10.0040
6307.90.9889
9608.40.4000
9608.99.6000
The tariff classification of a School Value Pack # 2 from China
08/08/2003 NY J86925
Classification
9608.10.0000
9609.10.0000
3926.10.0000
4016.92.0000
8214.10.0000
6307.90.9889
9608.40.4000
9608.99.6000
The tariff classification of a School Value Pack # 1 from China
03/28/2003 NY J82780
Classification
9608.40.4000
The tariff classification of a Pencil Value Pack, style 31032, from China.
01/31/2003 NY J80442
Classification
9608.40.4000
The tariff classification of three mechanical pencils from Japan.
05/07/2001 NY G89537
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of a stationery kit from China.
02/28/2001 NY G87168
Classification
9608.40.8000
9609.20.4000
The tariff classification of “Accent Dry Pencil Bible Highlighters” and refills from Japan.
02/22/2001 NY G87357
Classification
9608.40.8000
9609.20.4000
The tariff classification of contractor's pencils from Canada and replacement leads from China.
02/14/2001 NY G86747
Classification
9608.40.8000
The tariff classification of clutch pencils from Taiwan.
02/13/2001 NY G86338
Classification
9608.40.8000
9609.20.2000
The tariff classification of clutch pencils from China and lead refills from Japan.
05/09/2000 NY F86668
Classification
9608.40.4000
The tariff classification of a combination pen, pencil and stylus from Japan.
06/12/1998 NY C88743
Classification
9609.20.2000
9609.10.0000
9608.40.8000
9017.80.0000
8214.10.0000
4820.10.2020
4202.12.2085
4016.92.0000
3926.10.0000
The tariff classification of a stationery kit from Taiwan

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