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NY K83254

March 16, 2004
CLA-2-61:RR:NC:WA:361 NY K83254


TARIFF NO.: 6109.10.0060

Mr. Doug Hyland
1617 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98101-0870

RE: The tariff classification of a woman’s knit tank top from Hong Kong.

Dear Mr. Hyland:

In your letter dated February 13, 2004, you requested a classification ruling for a woman’s knit tank top.

The submitted sample, Style #BP86287, is a woman’s tank top constructed from 100% cotton knit fabric. The garment extends to the waist and features a square neckline, shoulder straps measuring approximately 1¼" in width, and a scalloped self-start bottom. The garment also has embroidered trim around the neckline and shoulders.

We are returning your sample as you requested.

The applicable subheading for the tank top, Style BP86287 will be 6109.10.0060, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for women's tank tops and similar garments, knitted or crocheted, of cotton, women’s, tank tops, women’s. The rate of duty will be 16.5% ad valorem.

The tank top, Style BP86287 falls within the textile category designation 339. Based upon international textile trade agreements, category 339 from Hong Kong is subject to visa requirements and quota restraints.

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 Textile Status Report for Absolute Quotas, which is available at our Web site at www.cbp.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. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist Angela De Gaetano at 646-733-3052.


Robert B. Swierupski
National Commodity

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