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NY C84461




March 6, 1998

CLA-2-62-PD:A:TC:I:I27:C84461

CATEGORY: CLASSIFICATION

TARIFF NO.: 6204.63.3510

Glenda Smith
Lansdale Manufacturing
120 Domorah Drive
Montgomeryville, PA 18936

RE: The tariff classification of women's trousers from either Costa Rica, Colombia, or the Dominican Republic

Dear Ms. Smith:

In your letter dated February 11, 1998, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted sample, which will be imported under style #822023 and style #822013, is a pair of women's trousers constructed from 100% polyester woven fabric. The full length trousers feature an elasticized waistband with a drawstring and pockets.

The submitted sample will be returned under separate cover.

The applicable subheading for the trousers will be 6204.63.3510, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts: of synthetic fibers: other: trousers and breeches: women's. The rate of duty will be 29.7% ad valorem.

The trousers fall within textile category designation 648. Based upon international textile trade agreements, products of Costa Rica are neither subject to quota nor the requirement of a visa. Products of Colombia are not subject to quota but are subject to the requirement of a visa. Products of the Dominican Republic are subject to quota and the requirement of a visa.

The designated textile and apparel categories may be subdivided into parts. If so, visa and quota requirements applicable to the subject merchandise may be affected. 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 Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of the ruling or the control number indicated above should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported.

Sincerely,

(signed by)
Constance H. Price
Acting Port Director

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