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U.S. Import and Export Data Cork and articles of cork HS Chapter 45



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Import Export Rankings (2022)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 95th (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 94th
Top Importing States California ($208,900,363), Virginia ($10,073,547), Wisconsin ($7,992,262), and Georgia ($7,292,629)
Top Exporting States California ($9,806,449), New York ($857,254), Wisconsin ($839,041), and Texas ($703,936)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($8,977,194), Mexico ($4,938,604), Portugal ($2,484,475), and United Kingdom ($308,527)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Portugal ($217,007,065), Spain ($27,108,322), China ($14,990,288), and Italy ($5,321,477)
  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) Footwear or parts of footwear of chapter 64;
    • (b) Headgear or parts of headgear of chapter 65; or
    • (c) Articles of chapter 95 (for example, toys, games, sports equipment).
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. For the purposes of subheading 4504.10.20, the term "compressed cork" means forms molded under heat and compression from cork particles without the addition of other materials.
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

Unit of
General Special
4501 Natural cork, raw or simply prepared; waste cork; crushed, granulated or ground cork:
4501.10.00.00 Natural cork, raw or simply prepared kg Free
4501.90 Other:
4501.90.20.00 Waste cork kg Free
4501.90.40.00 Crushed, granulated or ground cork kg Free
4502.00.00.00 Natural cork, debacked or roughly squared, or in rectangular (including square) blocks, plates, sheets or strip (including sharp-edged blanks for corks or stoppers) kg Free
4503 Articles of natural cork:
4503.10 Corks and stoppers:
4503.10.20.00 With maximum diameter not over 19 mm kg Free
4503.10.30.00 Wholly of cork, of a thickness (or length) greater than the maximum diameter kg Free
4503.10.40.00 Other kg Free
4503.10.60.00 Other kg Free
4503.90 Other:
4503.90.20.00 Disks, wafers and washers kg Free
4503.90.40.00 Wallcoverings, backed with paper or otherwise reinforced kg Free
4503.90.60.00 Other kg 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
4504 Agglomerated cork (with or without a binding substance) and articles of agglomerated cork:
4504.10 Blocks, plates, sheets and strip; tiles of any shape; solid cylinders, including disks:
4504.10.10.00 Vulcanized sheets and slabs wholly of ground or pulverized cork and rubber kg Free
4504.10.20.00 Insulation, coated or not coated, of compressed cork m3,kg Free
4504.10.30.00 Floor coverings kg Free
4504.10.40.00 Wallcoverings, backed with paper or otherwise reinforced kg Free
4504.10.45.00 Stoppers, not tapered, wholly of cork, of a thickness (or length) greater than the maximum diameter kg Free
4504.10.47.00 Other kg Free
4504.10.50.00 Other kg Free
4504.90.00.00 Other kg Free


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