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HQ 0555716 - CBI eligibility of gold necklaces from the Bahamas; 071788, 555210; Azteca Milling v. United States.
HQ 0555719 - Country of origin determination and GSP or CBI eligibility for surgical towels from Barbados.
HQ 0555724 - Applicability of duty exemption available under HTSUS subheading 9802.00.50 to airbag sensors re-labeled and tested.Alteration; 055053; 058662; 063112; 200136; T.D. 56320(1); 071159; 554996
HQ 0555727 - Duty-free treatment under GSP of sound amplifiers, intermittent windshield wiper governors, and speed control amplifiers. C.S.D. 85-25; Texas Instruments, Inc. v. U.S.
HQ 0555730 - Girls' t-shirts.U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area Agreement; substantial transformation; 35% value-content requirement; 731036; 086229; 555489; 555379; marking; quota
HQ 0555731 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subhead- ing 9802.00.60 to steel test plates. Rolling steel slabs into plates and subjecting them to an "accelerated cooled and direct quench" and other processing (shot blasting, heat treatment) abroad and variously cutting the returned plates into test specimens when returned to the U.S. constitute "further processing."555701
HQ 0555732 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subhead- ing 9802.00.80 to various spiral wound subassemblies and spiral wound gaskets from Mexico.Bending;slitting;forming; further fabrication;compression rings;C.S.D. 90-27; incidental operations;19 CFR 10.16(c);significant processing
HQ 0555734 - Quilted bedspreads created by sewing fabric pieces together with various types of stitches.Assembly; incidental operations; cutting to length; Mast; L'Eggs; substantial transformation
HQ 0555736 - Steel strip subjected to pickling, cold-rolling, and galvanizing operations in Guam. General Note 3(a)(iv), HTSUS; insular possession; substantial transformation; Ferrostaal
HQ 0555740 - Applicability of a partial duty exemption for herbicide; 19 CFR 10.8; 076499; Burstrom; Guardian; Dolliff
HQ 0555744 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subhead- ing 9802.00.50 to bundles of synthetic, man-made, tapered nylon bristles tipped and/or flagged and variously dyed in Mexico to be used in the manufacture of paint brushes. Alterations;multiple operations;Dolliff & Company, Inc (1979);Guardian Industries Corp (1982);C.J. Tower & Sons of Niagara, Inc. (1960);Royal Bead Novelty Co. (1972);555124; T.D. 56462(2);555478;T.D. 70-76(1);USITC publications.
HQ 0555750 - CBERA eligibility of medical products from the Dominican Republic or Costa Rica
HQ 0555751 - Applicability of partial duty exemption under HTSUS subhead- ing 9802.00.60 to golf club heads from Mexico.C.S.D. 84-49; machining;plating;555562;Intelex;reaming;minor operation; 555127;555165;086289
HQ 0555760 - Tariff treatment and country of origin marking requirements applicable to embroidered t-shirts.Alteration; 078245; 555021; 555249; 554371; country of origin; marking; 19 CFR 12.130(c)
HQ 0555763 - Tariff treatment and country of origin marking requirements applicable to double walled pipe sections created by pressing, forming and welding in Mexico.Further fabrication; assembly; substantial transformation; 555532; 055684 ; T.D. 86-15; 087434 modified
HQ 0555765 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to pillow block assemblies created by forming, fitting, screwing and gluing or riveting.Assembly; 19 CFR 10.16(a)
HQ 0555766 - Fabric from Canada.Coating; cutting; advanced in value; improved in condition; alteration; 554883; assembly; 555499; 554357; 554416; 554577; 067533
HQ 0555772 - Appliance parts created by injection molding compound in Mexico.Alteration; manufacturing process; GSP; double substantial transformation; 055611; 051198; 555149; direct costs
HQ 0555774 - Substantial transformation of Japanese wire by cutting to length and crimping operations performed in the U.S.19 CFR 10.12(e); 19 CFR 10.14(b); 055526; 067824; 723135; 731953; Anheuser-Bush; Timex; Superior Wire; National Juice
HQ 0555778 - VHS cassettes created by duplicating master tapes onto blank magnetic tape rolls and loading the duplicated tape into an empty VHS cassette case. CBERA; substantial transformation; 554230; 067445; 829509; 555379; 554406; 554016
HQ 0555780 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to disk subsystem storage device; soldering; use of fasteners, connectors, tape and other adhesives; stripping excess paint; use of touch-up paint; inspection; "tweaking"; snapping; plugging; drilling holes; cutting to length; assembly; incidental operations; 061429; 555564
HQ 0555782 - Tariff treatment and country of origin requirements of fabric cut to length and width in Canada. Alteration; 554736; 074389/808702; 555055; 071100; 058960; 19 CFR 12.130(c); advanced in value; improved in condition; Canada
HQ 0555784 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to gold and pearl bracelets formed by gluing, soldering, insertion; cutting to length. Assembly; incidental operations
HQ 0555785 - Applicability of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS, to stator core part of unassembled electric motor; beveling operation on steel lamination components; incidental operation; 19 CFR 10.16(b),(c); 554305; 555216
HQ 0555788 - Applicability of duty exemption under U.S. Note 2(b), subchapter II, Chapter 98, HTSUS, to footwear uppers produced in the Dominican Republic; CSD 89-27(4), 555742, 067823, 555886
HQ 0555798 - Classification and applicability of the duty exemption under subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUSA, to surgical towels; country of origin requirements; 087470; 555565.
HQ 0555801 - Tariff treatment applicable to rings (jewelry) to be imported from the Dominican Republic.Mounting; casting; CBERA; substantial transformation; product of; 554448; U.S. Note 2(b), subchapter II, Chapter 98; eligible article; precious metal; assembly; 19 CFR 10.16(a)
HQ 0555805 - Eligibility for duty-free treatment under U.S. Note 2(b), subchapter II, Chapter 98, HTSUS, of earrings and brooches made in Costa Rica from U.S. materials.
HQ 0555806 - Inflatable plastic bags used to give shape to handbags in retail displays.GRI 5(b); packing material; 731806; advanced in value; improved in condition
HQ 0555809 - Eligibility for duty-free treatment under U.S. Note 2(b), subchapter II, Chapter 98, HTSUS, of pressure sensitive tape manufactured in a Caribbean country from U.S. materials
HQ 0555815 - Powder cheddar cheese spray dried and mixed with salt and emulsifiers in Canada.Advance in value; improve in condition; 054825; alteration; new and commercially different article; 553080; 555519; 060915; 071041; 071207
HQ 0555816 - Applicability of duty exemption under subheading 9802.00.60, HTSUS, to cold finished steel bars; cost of processing abroad; transportation costs
HQ 0555817 - Foreign and domestic scrap metal subjected to a shredding process in the U.S. and then shipped to Mexico for sorting.19 CFR 10.12(e); substantial transformation
HQ 0555818 - U.S. manufactured yarn woven into table linens and yard goods in the United Kingdom.Assembly; 19 CFR 10.16(a); 19 CFR 12.130(e)(1)(iii); C.S.D. 90-38 (555116); 553593
HQ 0555844 - Eligibility of glucose syrup and cellulase enzyme from Canada for a partial duty exemption
HQ 0555846 - GSP eligibility of a programmable remote control transmitter. Eligible article; 085335; 087108
HQ 0555856 - Gas Furnace Ignition Devices. GSP; substantial trans- formation; spark transformer; winding; potting; fitting; printed circuit board assemblies; assembly; Belcrest Linens; C.S.D. 85-25; 555420; 051102; 555727;
HQ 0555857 - Christmas stockings packaged in Mexico; Carr, Superscope
HQ 0555865 - Applicability of duty exemption available under HTSUSA subheading 9802.00.50 to halogen lightbulbs subjected to a bending operation in Mexico; alteration; Guardian v. United States, Dolliff v. United States, U.S. v. Richardson
HQ 0555869 - Eligibility of U.S.-origin connectors for a duty allowance when attached to Japanese wire and incorporated in an electrical harness. Timex