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U.S. Import and Export Data Electric Ignition Etc Equip HS Subchapter 8511

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2019

Top Origin Country

Jp
Japan

Top Destination State

Tn
Tennessee

EXPORTS

2008 2019

Top Destination Country

Mx
Mexico

Top Origin State

Tx
Texas

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Import Export Rankings (2022)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 4 digit HS Codes) 99th (of 1268)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 4 digit HS Codes) 132nd
Top Importing States California ($678,425,952), Tennessee ($532,638,063), Michigan ($450,938,497), and Illinois ($426,511,463)
Top Exporting States Texas ($496,879,588), California ($340,316,264), Florida ($239,136,040), and Illinois ($190,524,845)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Mexico ($945,004,257), Canada ($501,129,005), United Kingdom ($245,728,956), and Germany ($95,278,075)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Mexico ($1,438,062,516), Japan ($1,176,674,667), China ($507,184,658), and Germany ($194,985,584)

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
8511 Electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for spark-ignition or compression-ignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition magnetos, magneto-dynamos, ignition coils, spark plugs and glow plugs, starter motors); generators (for example, dynamos, alternators) and cut-outs of a kind used in conjunction with such engines; parts thereof:
8511 Electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for spark-ignition or compression-ignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition magnetos, magneto-dynamos, ignition coils, spark plugs and glow plugs, starter motors); generators (for example, dynamos, alternators) and cut-outs of a kind used in conjunction with such engines; parts thereof:
8511.10.00.00 Spark plugs Hundreds 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.10.00.00 Spark plugs Hundreds 2.5% Free (A*, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.20.00.00 Ignition magnetos; magneto-dynamos; magnetic flywheels X 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.20.00.00 Ignition magnetos; magneto-dynamos; magnetic flywheels No. 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.30.00 Distributors; ignition coils 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.30.00 Distributors; ignition coils 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.30.00.40 Distributors No.
8511.30.00.40 Distributors No.
8511.30.00.80 Ignition coils No.
8511.30.00.80 Ignition coils No.
8511.40.00.00 Starter motors and dual purpose starter-generators No. 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.40.00.00 Starter motors and dual purpose starter-generators No. 2.5% Free (A*, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.50.00.00 Other generators No. 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.50.00.00 Other generators No. 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.80 Other equipment:
8511.80 Other equipment:
8511.80.20.00 Designed for use on 6, 12 or 24 V systems No. 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.80.20.00 Designed for use on 6, 12 or 24 V systems No. 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.80.40.00 Other No. Free
8511.80.40.00 Other No. Free
8511.80.60.00 Other kg 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.80.60.00 Other X 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.90 Parts:
8511.90 Parts:
8511.90.20.00 Designed for use on 6, 12 or 24 V systems X 3.1% Free (A, AU, B, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.90.20.00 Designed for use on 6, 12 or 24 V systems kg 3.1% Free (A, AU, B, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.90.40.00 Other X Free
8511.90.40.00 Other kg Free
8511.90.60 Other parts 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8511.90.60 Other parts 2.5% Free (A, AU, B, BH, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, OM, P, PA, PE, S, SG)
8511.90.60.20 Distributor contact (breaker point) sets No.
8511.90.60.20 Distributor contact (breaker point) sets No.
8511.90.60.40 Other X
8511.90.60.40 Other kg

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
06/13/2014 NY N253664
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of a Hybrid Integrated Circuit (with connector) from Japan.
01/29/2014 NY N249307
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of spark plug chips from Japan
05/21/2013 NY N241099
Classification
8511.40.0000
8511.50.0000
The tariff classification and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) eligibility of disassembled alternator and starter cores from Canada
09/13/2010 NY N119545
Classification
8511.50.0000
8511.40.0000
The tariff classification and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) eligibility of disassembled alternator and starter cores from Canada
03/31/2010 NY N095881
Classification
8487.90.0080
8511.90.6040
7326.90.8588
The tariff classification of gaskets from Great Britain
01/28/2010 NY N089207
Classification
8511.50.0000
8511.40.0000
The tariff classification, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) status and marking requirements for disassembled alternator and starter cores from Canada
12/04/2009 NY N084594
Classification
8511.30.0080
The tariff classification of an ignition coil with wire from China
03/20/2009 NY N053148
Classification
8511.40.0000
8511.50.0000
The tariff classification and NAFTA country of origin of starters and alternators from the U.S. and Canada
06/20/2008 NY N029170
Classification
8511.50.0000
The tariff classification and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) status of disassembled alternators from Canada.
07/24/2007 NY N014095
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of an alternator part from Canada
04/23/2007 NY N009955
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of starter motor parts from China
01/17/2007 NY N004855
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of Starter Repair Kit for from Canada
08/28/2006 NY R04547
Classification
8511.40.0000
The tariff classification of engine ignition components.
08/24/2006 NY M85309
Classification
8511.80.6000
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of automotive electronic ignition equipment.
04/12/2006 NY M81269
Classification
8511.30.0040
The tariff classification of Automotive Electronic Distributor Modules from Poland.
02/27/2006 NY M80668
Classification
8511.80.6000
The tariff classification of Neon Hot Wires from China
03/11/2004 NY R00160
Classification
8511.30.0080
The tariff classification of an Airplane Ignition Module from Australia
12/15/2003 NY K81106
Classification
8511.10.0000
8483.10.1010
The tariff classification of engine parts from China
07/14/2003 NY J86707
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of a Suppressor Comp Noise from Japan
07/14/2003 NY J86708
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of a Terminal Comp Center from Japan
07/14/2003 NY J86725
Classification
8511.80.6000
The tariff classification of a Roto Head Comp from Japan
07/14/2003 NY J86726
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of a Sumi Tube from Japan
12/09/2002 NY I89200
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of All Terrain Vehicle parts: a Stator Assembly and a Flywheel Assembly from Italy, and a Gear Shaft Assembly from Japan
08/16/2002 NY I84595
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of a Silicon Separator from Japan
08/15/2002 NY I84593
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of a Core Comp from Japan
08/15/2002 NY I84591
Classification
8511.30.0080
The tariff classification of an Ignition Coil from Japan
03/07/2002 NY H87767
Classification
8538.90.8040
8536.90.8085
8511.90.6040
8302.30.6000
The tariff classification of metal parts from Germany and Mexico; Article 509
12/18/2001 NY H85978
Classification
8511.80.6000
The tariff classification of and automotive Stick Coil from Japan
04/10/2001 NY G89754
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of an automobile Distributor Housing Assembly from Japan
04/06/2000 NY F85412
Classification
8511.90.6040
The tariff classification of Alternator Vent Duct from Germany

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