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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 Refills For Ball Point Pens HS Code 960860

Overview

IMPORTS

2008 2019

Top Origin Country

Mx
Mexico

Top Destination State

Fl
Florida

EXPORTS

2008 2019

Top Destination Country

Ca
Canada

Top Origin State

Ri
Rhode Island

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Import Export Rankings (2021)

U.S. Import Rank (amongst 6 digit HS Codes) 3472nd (of 5832)
U.S. Export Rank (amongst 6 digit HS Codes) 4265th
Top Importing States Florida ($7,470,827), Tennessee ($2,460,705), California ($1,394,415), and Texas ($982,867)
Top Exporting States Georgia ($397,149), Florida ($269,624), Rhode Island ($235,427), and Nevada ($179,544)
Top Countries Importing from the U.S. Canada ($833,813), Mexico ($385,889), Italy ($271,012), and United Kingdom ($86,548)
Top Countries Exporting to the U.S. Japan ($4,580,860), Mexico ($4,345,436), India ($1,794,902), and Germany ($1,274,884)

U.S. Tariff Rates

Heading/
Subheading
Article
Description
Unit of
Quantity
General Special
9608.60.00.00 Refills for ball point pens, comprising the ball point and ink reservoir No. 0.4¢ each + 2.7% Free (A, AU, BH, CA, CL, CO, E, IL, JO, MA, MX, OM, P, PA, PE, SG) 0.2¢ each + 1.3% (KR)

Ruling

Date Ruling
Category
Tariff No
Ruling Reference Related
03/24/2016 NY N273297
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.20.0000
9608.60.0000
3926.10.0000
The eligibility for duty free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences for ball point pens, felt tipped markers, ball point pen refills and erasers from India
10/09/2014 NY N257017
Classification
8471.60.9050
8473.30.5100
9608.60.0000
8205.59.5560
4901.10.0040
The tariff classification of pressure-sensitive stylus pens, incorporating non-inking nibs, with accessories from Japan
11/15/2012 NY N234389
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.60.0000
9608.99.4000
The tariff classification of ball point refills, barrels and noses from China
10/23/2003 NY J89440
Classification
9608.60.0000
4820.10.2020
The tariff classification of a Digital Pen from China.
10/06/2003 NY J89466
Classification
9608.60.0000
9608.10.0000
The tariff classification of a ball point pen refill and ball point pen barrel from Switzerland, Germany and China J86492
08/04/2003 NY J86492
Classification
9608.60.0000
9608.99.4000
The tariff classification of a ball point pen refill and ball point pen barrel from Switzerland, Germany and China
01/19/2001 NY G86137
Classification
9608.60.0000
The tariff classification of ball point pen refills from Hong Kong.
07/07/1998 NY C89203
Classification
3215.90.5000
9608.60.0000
9608.99.4000
The tariff classification of pen and pencil parts from Taiwan
03/05/1998 NY C84572
Classification
9608.99.4000
9608.60.0000
9503.90.0045
The tariff classification of pen parts and a toy from Taiwan
06/10/1997 NY B85982
Classification
9608.60.0000
9608.99.4000
The tariff classification of pen parts from China and Taiwan
07/09/1993 NY 887815
Classification
9608.10.0000
9608.20.0000
9608.60.0000
9608.99.6000
3215.90.5000
The tariff classification of writing instruments and ink refills from Italy

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