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NY F88642

July 11, 2000

CLA-2-57:RR:NC:TA:349 F88642


TARIFF NO.: 5702.20.1000

Ms. Alice Liu
ATICO International USA, Inc.
P.O. Box 14368
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33302

RE: The tariff classification of a coir mat from India.

Dear Ms. Liu:

In your letter dated June 14, 2000 you requested a classification ruling.

The instant sample is a door mat. The mat measures approximately 18 x 29.5 inches and is made from woven coir yarns. It is printed with a penguin design. You indicate in your letter that this mat will be printed with other designs such as holly leaves, “seasons greeting” and a snowman. The mat is of pile construction.

The applicable subheading for the woven pile coir mat will be 5702.20.1000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for carpets and other textile floor coverings, woven, not tufted or flocked, whether or not made up, including "Kelem", Schumacks", "Karamanie" and similar hand-woven rugs: floor coverings of coconut fibers (coir): with pile. The duty rate will be 8.6 cents per square meter.

The above subheading is not assigned a textile category designation and items classified therein are not subject to the requirement of quota..

Textile and apparel categories and their quota and visa status are the result of international agreements that are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes. To obtain the most current information, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the U.S. Customs Service Textile Status Report, an internal issuance of the U.S. Customs Service, which is available at the Customs Web site at www.customs.gov. In addition, textile and apparel categories may be subdivided into parts. If so, visa and quota requirements applicable to the subject merchandise may be affected and should also be verified at the time of shipment.

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. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist John Hansen at 212-637-7078.


Robert B. Swierupski

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