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U.S. Import and Export Data Electric Sound Or Visual Signaling Apparatus, Pts HS Subchapter 8531

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2018

Top Origin Country

Cn b6d9499b546404dd5e107d3d73b0a7ceca520d5c537eafc40b6caca43ee44fcb
China

Top Destination State

Ca 5ba664b6039f9d2b3e09f8e9254b89737047a53f938c6d35dd458f319b07bfb6
California

EXPORTS

2008 2018

Top Destination Country

Mx 6597c6a647edb307be2baeb40c6052c8bbaa7e0127cac512d18432a5c264ced2
Mexico

Top Origin State

Tx 5b13965649c9c4acfdebd21be6974d409d741b9a226462291b79366112b887a1
Texas

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Import Export Rankings (2019)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 4 digit HS Codes) 123rd (of 1268)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 4 digit HS Codes) 158th
Top Importing States Texas ($805,250,778), California ($637,455,427), Illinois ($386,509,120), and Georgia ($233,873,005)
Top Exporting States Texas ($397,549,713), California ($216,998,588), Georgia ($151,687,652), and Florida ($145,140,003)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Mexico ($413,601,104), Canada ($314,508,270), United Kingdom ($115,714,692), and France ($81,259,663)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. China ($1,464,278,263), Mexico ($727,767,487), Canada ($179,928,473), and Malaysia ($157,922,889)

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
8531 Electric sound or visual signaling apparatus (for example, bells, sirens, indicator panels, burglar or fire alarms), other than those of heading 8512 or 8530; parts thereof:
8531.10.00 Burglar or fire alarms and similar apparatus 1.3% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8531.10.00.15 Battery powered No.
8531.10.00.25 Other No.
8531.10.00.35 Burglar alarms No.
8531.10.00.45 Other No.
8531.20.00 Indicator panels incorporating liquid crystal devices (LCD's) or light emitting diodes (LED's) Free
8531.20.00.20 Incorporating LCD's X
8531.20.00.40 Other X
8531.80.00 Other apparatus 1.3% Free (A, AU, B, BH, C, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8531.80.00.10 Incorporating electric discharge (fluorescent) devices X
8531.80.00.25 Other X
8531.80.00.30 Horns X
8531.80.00.40 Other sound signaling apparatus X
8531.80.00.50 Other X
8531.90 Parts:
8531.90.15.00 Of the panels of subheading 8531.20 X Free
8531.90.30.00 Other X 1.3% Free (A, AU, B, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8531.90.75.00 Of the panels of subheading 8531.20 X Free
8531.90.90.00 Other X 1.3% Free (A, AU, B, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
03/30/2016 NY N273841
Classification
8531.20.0040
8537.10.9070
The tariff classification of conveyor protection switches from China and Italy.
01/12/2016 NY N271651
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a door/window sensor, a motion sensor, a water sensor, and a siren from China
10/01/2015 NY N268690
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of metal detectors from China
09/18/2015 NY N268292
Classification
8544.42.2000
8523.51.0000
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a portable charger bracelet, a necklace USB flash drive pendant, and a bracelet link toggle LED notifier from China
08/31/2015 NY N267828
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of an illuminated dog collar from China
08/12/2015 NY N266802
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a fire/safety alerting unit from China
06/05/2015 NY N264715
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of Door/Window Sensor from China
04/30/2015 NY N263838
Classification
8531.10.0045
The tariff classification of Carbon Monoxide Alarm from China
03/19/2015 NY N262117
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of the Universal lamp Alarm relay from the United States
02/24/2015 NY N261589
Classification
8531.80.0040
The tariff classification of electric doorbells from China
02/02/2015 NY N260930
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Reflective Belts from China
12/15/2014 NY N259588
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight from China
11/26/2014 NY N259190
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a reflective safety garment from the Dominican Republic 964545
10/08/2014 NY N257043
Classification
8531.20.0040
The tariff classification of Adaptive Full Color In-Machine LED Meter from China or Malaysia
08/25/2014 NY N255773
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of Wireless Information Network (Win) Complete KombiSign 71 from Germany
02/25/2014 NY N250143
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a low salt indicator from China
09/26/2013 NY N245997
Classification
8531.20.0020
The tariff classification of the CommandCenter from Mexico
09/24/2013 NY N245998
Classification
8531.20.0020
The tariff classification of a touchset from Mexico
04/04/2013 NY N239352
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification and country of origin marking of an impact indicator set from Malaysia 967082
02/22/2013 NY N238253
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a signal light and a beacon from Canada
01/16/2013 NY N236884
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of metal detectors from Estonia and/or Malaysia
11/16/2012 NY N234455
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of 9-in-1 Roadside Emergency Light from China
10/15/2012 NY N233370
Classification
8504.40.8500
8531.80.0040
The tariff classification of iPower Reminder 608i from China H249299
06/27/2012 NY N222336
Classification
8531.10.0045
The tariff classification of a gas leak detector from Korea
05/17/2012 NY N216136
Classification
8531.80.0040
The tariff classification of a wireless door chime from China
02/08/2012 NY N200980
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of an LED signaling device from China
11/21/2011 NY N191499
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of a Ballast Discriminator
11/15/2011 NY N189135
Classification
8531.80.0050
The tariff classification of navigation lights and winch handles from Taiwan
10/24/2011 NY N187156
Classification
8531.80.0040
The tariff classification of a handheld personal alarm from China
10/24/2011 NY N187159
Classification
8531.10.0035
The tariff classification of a window/door alarm from China

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