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NY 884138

April 16, 1993

CLA-2-62:S:N:N5:355 884138


TARIFF NO.: 6205.20.2065

Ms. Patricia M. Imbriano
Saratoga Forwarding Co., Inc.
18 Griffin Way
Chelsea, MA 02150

RE: The tariff classification of a man's woven shirt from Hong Kong.

Dear Ms. Imbriano:

In your letter dated March 15, 1993, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of Cyrk International, Inc.

Style No. MAT 21 is a man's shirt constructed from 100 percent cotton, woven fabric. The garment features a spread collar; a full front opening with seven button closures; long sleeves with buttons at the cuffs and the plackets; two patch pockets at the chest; and a hemmed bottom.

As requested, your sample will be returned.

The applicable subheading for the Style No. MAT 21 will be 6205.20.2065, Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTS), which provides for: men's or boys' shirts: of cotton: other: other: other: other: men's. The duty rate will be 21 percent ad valorem.

This garment falls within textile category designation 340. Based upon international textile trade agreements, products of Hong Kong are subject only to visa requirements.

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 already been filed, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director

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