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NY D86605

February 8, 1999

CLA-2-61:PD:A:TC:I:I04 D86605


TARIFF NO.: 6110.20.2075

Melba R. Dairo
Federated Merchandising Group
1440 Broadway
New York, New York 10018

RE: The tariff classification of a womans pullover from El Salvador

Dear Ms. Dairo:

In your letter dated January 11, 1999, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted sample, style number 5000, is a womans pullover that is manufactured from 100 percent cotton rib knit fabric. The fabric weighs 260 grams per square meter. The fabric also has more than nine stitches per two centimeters measured in the horizontal direction.

The pullover extends below the waist. The garment features a V-neckline, short hemmed sleeves, and a straight hemmed bottom.

The submitted sample will be returned under separate cover.

The applicable subheading for the pullover will be 6110.20.2075, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for sweaters, pullovers, ... and similar articles, knitted or crocheted: of cotton: other, other, other, womens or girls. The rate of duty will be 18.6 percent ad valorem.

The pullover falls within textile category designation 339. As a product of El Salvador, the garment is neither subject to quota nor the requirement of a visa based on international textile trade agreements.

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.


Jayson P. Ahern
Port Director

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