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NY J84799

June 6, 2003

CLA-2-17:RR:NC:SP:232 J84799


TARIFF NO.:1704.90.3550

Ms. Yolanda Landau
Wilson Logistics, Inc.
270 Terminal Avenue
Clark, NJ 07066

RE: The tariff classification of “Amandolive” from France

Dear Ms. Landau:

In your letter dated May 19, 2003, on behalf of Oliviers & Co., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

A sample was submitted with your initial request dated April 17, 2003. The subject merchandise is described as an almond paste with candied olives. It is stated to contain 54.39 percent sugar, 19.85 percent almonds, 19.85 percent olives, 3.67 percent sorbitol, 0.99 percent egg white, 0.63 percent water, 0.58 percent unleavened bread and 0.040 percent lemon essential oil. The merchandise is packaged for retail sale.

The applicable subheading for the “Amandolive” will be 1704.90.3550, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Sugar confectionery (including white chocolate), not containing cocoaother: confections or sweetmeats ready for consumptionput up for retail saleother. The rate of duty will be 5.6 percent as valorem.

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 Maria at 646-733-3031.


Robert B. Swierupski

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