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NY L81977

January 25, 2005

CLA-2-62:RR:NC:TA:358 L81977


TARIFF NO.: 6204.62.4050

Patty Kittel
Target Customs Brokers, Inc.
1000 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN55403

RE: The tariff classification of belted trousers for girls’ wear from Indonesia

Dear Ms. Kittel:

In your letter dated January 18, 2005, written on behalf of Target Stores, Import Department TPN-0430, you requested a classification ruling.

Submitted style 120550, manufactured from woven fabric of 97% cotton/3% spandex, is a loosely fitted pair of cuffed trousers. A narrow, ornamented belt of knitted fabric is threaded through the belt loops surrounding the partially elasticized waistband, that fastens together above the zippered, fly-front opening.

As you have requested, the sample garment is being returned.

The applicable subheading for the pair of pants and its accompanying belt will be 6204.62.4050, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for girls’trousersof cotton, other, other, other, trousers, girls’, other, other. The duty rate will be 16.6 percent ad valorem.

This style falls within textile category designation 348. Quota and visa status are the result of international agreements that are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes. To obtain the most current information as to whether quota and visa requirements apply to this merchandise, we suggest that you check, close to the time of shipment, the “Textile Status Report for Absolute Quotas” available at our web site at www.cbp.gov. In addition, you will find current information on textile import quotas, textile safeguard actions and related issues at the web site of the Office of Textiles and Apparel, at otexa.ita.doc.gov.

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 Kirschner at 646-733-3048.


Robert B. Swierupski

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