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NY H85545





October 4, 2001

APP-6-2-62-TO:TT MEF G28

CATEGORY: CLASSIFICATION

TARIFF NO.: 6209.20.5050; 6211.42.0081

Ms. Bernice Rudd
Classification Specialist
Wal*Mart Stores, Inc.
702 Southwest 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716-0410

RE: The tariff classifications of Infant and Toddler Girls’ 97% Cotton/3% Spandex Woven Top from the Philippines

Dear Ms. Rudd:

In your letter dated August 24, 2001, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The sample submitted, Vendor Stock Number MKTG202, is a Girls’ Woven Top constructed from 97% Cotton/3% Spandex fabric. The top features criss-cross straps sewn onto the front ruffled straight neckline. The straps button onto the back of the garment. Other features include a full open back with four-button closure; embroidered front; and straight hemmed bottom. You state the top will be imported in Infant Girls’ Sizes 0-24 Months and Toddler Girls’ Sizes 1-4T. The sample will be returned to you as requested. .

The applicable subheading for the Infant Girls’ 97% Cotton/3% Spandex Woven Top will be 6209.20.5050, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Babies’ garments and clothing accessories: Of cotton: Other: Other: Other: Other. The rate of duty will be 9.5%.

The applicable subheading for theToddler Girls’ 97% Cotton/3% Spandex Woven Top will be 6211.42.0081, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Track suits, ski suits and swimwear; other garments: Other garments, women’s or girls: Of cotton: Other. The rate of duty will be 8.2%.

The Toddler Girls’ 97% Cotton/3% Spandex Woven Top falls within textile category designation 359. Based upon international textile trade agreements, products of the Philippines are subject to quota and the requirements of a visa.

The designated 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.USTREAS.GOV. In addition, 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 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.

Sincerely,

Charles P. Bartoldus
Port Director

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