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NY 856440

October 17,1990

CLA-2-64:S:N:N3D:347 856440


TARIFF NO.: 6402.91.50

Mr. Jay HwangBo
Jay Shoes, Inc.
60 Enterprise Avenue N.
Seacaucus, NJ 07094

RE: The tariff classification of footwear from South Korea

Dear Mr. HwangBo:

This classification decision under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) is being issued in accordance with the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

DATE OF INQUIRY : September 19, 1990

MERCHANDISE : "Cold-Walker" is an over-the-ankle, lace- up, cold weather boot with a foam liner.
It has an upper and a unit molded bottom of plastics. The bottom has locations in the heel area where the vertical distance from the top surface of the sole to the top of the sidewall measures more than 3 centimeters.

HTS PROVISION : Certain footwear in Chapter 64.

HTS SUBHEADING : 6402.91.50

RATE OF DUTY : 37.5 percent ad valorem

A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director
New York Seaport

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