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U.S. Import and Export Data Railway Or Tramway Stock Etc HS Chapter 86

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2019

Top Origin Country

Cn
China

Top Destination State

Pa
Pennsylvania

EXPORTS

2008 2019

Top Destination Country

Ca
Canada

Top Origin State

Pa
Pennsylvania

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Import Export Rankings (2020)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 72nd (of 98)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 2 digit HS Codes) 48th
Top Importing States California ($295,291,670), Illinois ($257,473,807), New York ($243,617,195), and Texas ($212,038,328)
Top Exporting States Illinois ($709,829,217), Texas ($632,974,190), Arkansas ($382,327,234), and Pennsylvania ($335,903,648)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($1,656,837,975), Mexico ($921,181,426), Australia ($80,022,688), and India ($64,752,582)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. China ($608,940,053), Canada ($491,967,306), Mexico ($320,546,601), and Japan ($78,436,849)
CHAPTER 86
RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY LOCOMOTIVES, ROLLING STOCK AND PARTS THEREOF;
RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY TRACK FIXTURES AND FITTINGS AND PARTS THEREOF;
MECHANICAL (INCLUDING ELECTRO-MECHANICAL) TRAFFIC SIGNALING
EQUIPMENT OF ALL KINDS
XVII
86-1
Notes
  • 1. This chapter does not cover:
    • (a) Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood or of concrete, or concrete guide-track sections for hovertrains (heading 4406 or 6810);
    • (b) Railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel of heading 7302; or
    • (c) Electrical signaling, safety or traffic control equipment of heading 8530.
  • 2. Heading 8607 applies, inter alia, to:
    • (a) Axles, wheels, wheel sets (running gear), metal tires, hoops and hubs and other parts of wheels;
    • (b) Frames, underframes, truck assemblies;
    • (c) Axle boxes; brake gear;
    • (d) Buffers for rolling-stock; hooks and other coupling gear and corridor connections;
    • (e) Coachwork.
  • 3. Subject to the provisions of note 1 above, heading 8608 applies, inter alia, to:
    • (a) Assembled track, turntables, platform buffers, loading gauges;
    • (b) Semaphores, mechanical signal discs, level crossing control gear, signal and point controls, and other mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signaling, safety or traffic control equipment, whether or not fitted for electric lighting, for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields.
Additional U.S. Note
  • 1. Railway locomotives (provided for in headings 8601 and 8602) and railway freight cars (provided for in heading 8606) on which no duty is owed are not subject to the entry or release requirements for imported merchandise set forth in Sections 448 and 484 of the Tariff Act of 1930. The Secretary of the Treasury may by regulation establish appropriate reporting requirements, including the requirement that a bond be posted to ensure compliance.
[Compiler's note: All provisions of subchapter II of chapter 99 have expired; footnote references are shown for reference only]

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
8601 Rail locomotives powered from an external source of electricity or by electric accumulators (batteries):
8601.10.00.00 Powered from an external source of electricity No. Free
8601.20.00.00 Powered by electric accumulators (batteries) No. Free
8602 Other rail locomotives; locomotive tenders:
8602.10.00.00 Diesel-electric locomotives No. Free
8602.90.00.00 Other No. Free
8603 Self-propelled railway or tramway coaches, vans and trucks, other than those of heading 8604:
8603.10.00.00 Powered from an external source of electricity No. 5% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8603.90.00.00 Other No. 5% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8604.00.00.00 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not self-propelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles) X 2.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8605.00.00.00 Railway or tramway passenger coaches, not self- propelled; luggage vans, post office coaches and other special purpose railway or tramway coaches, not self- propelled (excluding those of heading 8604) No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8606 Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelled:
8606.10.00.00 Tank cars and the like No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8606.30.00.00 Self-discharging cars, other than those of subheading 8606.10 No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8606.91.00.00 Covered and closed No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8606.92.00.00 Open, with non-removable sides of a height exceeding 60 cm No. 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8606.99.01 Other 14% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8606.99.01.30 Flatcars having a flat floor or deck laid on the underframe, with no roof and with no raised sides or ends No.
8606.99.01.60 Other No.
8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling stock:
8607.11.00.00 Truck assemblies for self-propelled vehicles X Free
8607.12.00.00 Other truck assemblies X 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.19 Other, including parts:
8607.19.03.00 Axles kg 0.4% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.19.06.00 Parts of axles kg 0.4% Free (A+, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, D, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.19.12.00 Wheels, whether or not fitted with axles kg Free
8607.19.15.00 Parts of wheels kg Free
8607.19.30 Parts of truck assemblies of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.19.30.10 Bolsters kg
8607.19.30.20 Side frames kg
8607.19.30.90 Other X
8607.19.90.00 Other X 2.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.21 Air brakes and parts thereof:
8607.21.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 X 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.21.50.00 Other X 3.9% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.29 Other:
8607.29.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 X 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.29.50.00 Other X 2.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.30 Hooks and other coupling devices, buffers, and parts thereof:
8607.30.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 X 3.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.30.50.00 Other X 2.6% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.91.00.00 Of locomotives X Free
8607.99 Other:
8607.99.10.00 For vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606, except brake regulators X 2.8% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8607.99.50.00 Other X 3.1% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8608.00.00.00 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the foregoing X 3.8% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, KR, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG)
8609.00.00.00 Containers (including containers for the transport of fluids) specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport X Free

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
01/21/2015 NY N260490
Classification
8607.99.5000
The tariff classification of light rail vehicle shell bodies from Italy
08/26/2014 HQ H192951
Classification
8607.99.10
Application for Further Review of Protest No. 3901-11-100944; Classification of a support bracket, brace foot, corner pusher support and door hinge for railcars F88353
03/19/2012 NY N208257
Classification
8603.90.0000
The tariff classification of High Speed Concept Train from China.
10/24/2011 NY N187866
Classification Country of Origin
8607.99.1000
The tariff classification and status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) of Seal/Wear Ring Assembly from United States
07/25/2011 NY N173677
Classification
8601.10.0000
The tariff classification of Coke Oven Machines and quenching locomotive
03/03/2011 NY N148335
Classification
8607.30.1000
The tariff classification of a collapsible impact tube for rail cars from Germany.
08/05/2009 NY N068292
Classification
8607.99.1000
The tariff classification of rail car bodies from Korea.
06/25/2009 NY N063921
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of a Liquid Bulk Flexitank from China.
03/12/2008 NY N024458
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of steel collapsible cages from Germany.
03/04/2008 NY N023459
Classification
8608.00.0000
The tariff classification of railway switch stand parts from China.
12/07/2007 NY N020462
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of an Intermediate Bulk Container from Singapore
09/10/2007 NY N016749
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of reusable shipping devices from Japan.
04/13/2007 NY N008465
Classification
8602.10.0000
8603.90.0000
8605.00.0000
The tariff classification of a disassembled self-propelled passenger train and separately shipped components of same from Switzerland
02/16/2007 NY N006926
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of Go-Tainer from China.
06/06/2006 NY M83435
Classification
8603.90.0000
The tariff classification of the Diesel Multiple Unit light rail vehicle from Germany.
10/20/2005 NY L87565
Classification
8607.99.5000
The tariff classification of light-rail unfinished car bodies from Italy
07/05/2005 NY R02124
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of intermediate bulk containers from Thailand, China or Malaysia
03/29/2004 NY K84253
Classification
8607.99.1000
The tariff classification of a steel railway freight car underframe
12/23/2002 NY I89468
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of shipping containers from China.
11/19/2002 NY I88320
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of a returnable metal crate from China.
03/08/2002 NY H88649
Classification
8470.50.0020
8471.90.0000
8608.00.0000
The tariff classification of PES Parking System (Flexipark System) from England. C89003
02/19/2002 NY H87976
Classification
8470.50.0020
8608.00.0000
The tariff classification of the Parking Revenue Management Systems ID-Park from Belgium C89003
07/12/2001 NY H82798
Classification
8607.30.1000
The tariff classification of a freight car coupler carrier wear plate from Italy
02/20/2001 NY G87247
Classification
8607.99.1000
The tariff classification of unfinished shear plates for railcars from Mexico.
10/05/2000 NY G82514
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of a shipping pallet from Japan
09/21/2000 NY G82064
Classification
8501.40.4020
8501.40.6020
8501.51.4020
8501.51.6020
8608.00.0000
The tariff classification of gate operators from Mexico
09/19/2000 NY G81584
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of lashing gear from Taiwan
07/28/2000 NY F89829
Classification
8609.00.0000
The tariff classification of metal shipping pallets from Japan
05/08/2000 NY F86171
Classification
8607.19.0600
The tariff classification of railcar axle end caps and backing rings from Korea.
03/23/2000 NY F83920
Classification
8607.99.5000
The tariff classification of railway passenger train wheel set assemblies from Spain.

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