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NY K89923

October 20, 2004

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:359 K89923


TARIFF NO.: 6102.20.0010; 6110.20.2075

Mr. Joseph R. Hoffacker
Barthco Trade Consultants
7575 Holstein Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153

RE: The tariff classification of a woman’s jacket from El Salvador and a woman’s cardigan from Peru.

Dear Mr. Hoffacker:

In your letter dated October 6, 2004, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of Adelphi Shirt Company.

You submitted two samples which will be returned as you have requested.

Sample style GR200 is a woman’s jacket made of 100% finely knit jersey cotton fabric. The garment features a full frontal opening with a zippered closure, a stand collar, tight fitting rib knit cuffs, and a snug fitting rib knit waistband. The garment is made in El Salvador.

Sample style HY203 is a woman’s cardigan made of 80% cotton and 20% polyester finely knit fabric. The garment features long sleeves with hemmed cuffs, a full front zippered opening, a hood with a drawstring, front kangaroo pockets, and an attached waistband of matching fabric. The garment is made in Peru.

The applicable subheading for style GR200 will be 6102.20.0010, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for women’s or girls’ overcoats, carcoats, capes (including ski-jackets), windbreakers, and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, other than those of heading 6104: Of cotton: Women’s. The duty rate will be 15.9% ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for style HY203 will be 6110.20.2075, HTS, which provides for sweaters, pulloversand similar articles, knitted or crocheted: Of cotton: Other: Other: Other: Women’s or girls’. The duty rate will be 16.5% ad valorem.

Style GR200 falls within textile category designation 335. Style HY203 falls within textile category designation 339. Based upon international textile trade agreements products of Peru and El Salvador are not subject to quota and do not require a visa.

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 Camille R/ Ferraro at 646-733-3049.


Robert B. Swierupski

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