Classification: Export

Questions and answers about Classification: Export

  • Harmonized Tariff Number/Schedule B

    QUESTION: Hello,  I have tried researching for information about a software license that is not in the form of paper, but installed inside a power sensor. I can not find any HTS or Schedule B number that I am comfortable with. Any help is appreciated. ========== In general, when commodities are shipped and imported with […]

  • HTS FOR CARTS

    QUESTION: I am shipping parts of an assembly machine to Mexico, one of those parts are carts (kind of like shopping carts) that sit next to the machine with boxes and are used to move the finished parts to other places in the factory. Question is, should I classify the carts as parts of an […]

  • HTS PROCESS

    Question: Can the membership please comment on how their respective organizations have structured the task of classifying goods. We are a multi-national company.  I propose at this point: – Centralize function held within the corporate Customs & Trade Compliance team. (USA HQ) – Primary person designated, trained and certified at the corporate office(HQ) – Secondary […]

  • ANSWER TO QUESTION ON GENERAL PURPOSE COMMODITY

    Question: Has anyone found a government published clarification on what they mean by “General Purpose Commodity,” as noted in the Specially designed notes of both the EAR and ITAR? I cannot find clarification on the definition anywhere and it’s causing quite the internal disagreement. ************ ANSWER: I believe it means an item that was created […]

  • ANSWER TO QUESTION ON GENERAL PURPOSE COMMODITY

    Question: Has anyone found a government published clarification on what they mean by “General Purpose Commodity,” as noted in the Specially designed notes of both the EAR and ITAR? I cannot find clarification on the definition anywhere and it’s causing quite the internal disagreement. ************ ANSWER: I believe it means an item that was created […]

  • MMIC POWER AMP ECCN

    Question: We manufacture electronic equipment that we have designated as EAR99. However, recently I was informed that some of our products with this designation contain MMIC power amplifiers. Do we need to make a classification determination based on the MMIC amplifier within the final product,  or the final product performance and technical characteristics itself? ========== […]

  • 9801.10 FOR EXPORTS

    Question: Using 9801 when importing U.S. Goods Returned is optional.  If you want to pay duty, CBP won’t complain. But can anyone confirm whether the use of 9801.10.0000 is optional when reporting the export value of repairs in AES? Can we use the “normal” HTS/Sched B if we want? Section 30.29 in the FTR uses […]

  • HTS/SCHEDULE B FOR DOWNLOADED SOFTWARE

    Question: We are a multinational software company and like many other software firms the majority of our product is distributed electronically via internet downloads. Typically, software is classified based on the underlying medium (i.e. optical disk, magnetic tape, floppy disc, etc.) on which it is reproduced. Is anyone aware of a Schedule B number or […]

  • OIL FIELD EXPORTS TO SOUTH AMERICA

    I am doing research on Latin American countries’ import processes and was hoping that you could help advise where I can find the following information. I am searching for the duty/tariff rates for oil field and computer products going to the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. What is the percentage range […]