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NY 853731

July 11, 1990

CLA-2-62:S:N:N3-I:360 853731


TARIFF NO.: 6204.11.0000

Donna L. Shira, Esq.
Sharrets, Paley, Carter & Blauvelt, P.C.
67 Broad Street
New York, N.Y. 10004

RE: The tariff classification of a woman's suit from Hungary.

Dear Ms. Shira:

In your letter dated June 22, 1990, on behalf of your client, Harve Benard, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted sample, style number 40-3363P-HB, is a woman's two-piece suit, consisting of a short jacket and a skirt. Both components are cut and sewn from identical, woven fabric composed of 100% wool.

The jacket, which extends approximately two inches below the waist, has an outershell constructed from six panels (two at the front, two at the back, and two at the sides) sewn together lengthwise. It features long sleeves with vented (slit) edges, each of which is secured by four, gold-tone, metal buttons; a full frontal opening secured by three, gold-tone, metal buttons; a full lining; a round neckline, without any collar treatment; shoulder pads; and a straight bottom. The jacket also features three, rectangle-shaped pieces of (self) fabric, permanently attached on the front, which simulate the edges of set-in pockets. One piece is located on the left side of the chest, with the remaining two pieces located on the lower portion of each front panel.

The skirt features a partial opening on the left side, which is secured by a zipper and two plastic buttons, which are located directly above the zipper on the waistband; a full lining; two side-seam pockets; dart tucks on the front and back; and a vented (slit) bottom. The skirt also features two decorative, gold- tone, metal buttons on the front of the waistband, which are joined by two, eight-inch strands of decorative, gold-tone, metal chain.
The sample which you have submitted with your inquiry is being returned under separate cover.

The applicable subheading for the suit will be 6204.11.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for women's or girls' suits of wool or fine animal hair. The rate of duty will be 17 percent ad valorem.

The suit falls within textile category designation 444. Based upon international textile trade agreements, products of Hungary are subject to a visa requirement and quota restraints.

The designated textile and apparel category may be subdivided into parts. If so, visa and quota requirements applicable to the subject merchandise may be affected. Since part categories are the result of international bilateral agreements which are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes, to obtain the most current information available, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the Status Report On Current Import Quotas (Restraint Levels), an internal issuance of the U.S. Customs Service, which is available for inspection at your local Customs office.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

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

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