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NY L83955

May 5, 2005

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:359 L83955


TARIFF NO.: 6110.20.2075; 6104.62.2011

Ms. Burnadette Purcell
Studio Park
1200 Wilson Drive
West Chester, PA 19380-4262

RE: The tariff classification of two women’s pullovers, a woman’s cardigan and women’s pants from Jordan

Dear Ms. Purcell:

In your letter dated April 4, 2005, you requested a classification ruling. As requested, your samples are being returned to you.

Style A53440 is a comprised of four women’s knit garments. Each of the garments is constructed from 100% cotton knit fabric. The outer surface of the fabric of each garment measures more than nine stitches per two centimeters in the direction in which the stitches were formed. The two pullovers feature long hemmed sleeves and hemmed bottoms. One of the pullovers has a V-shaped neckline and the other features a round neckline. The cardigan features a hood, a full front zippered opening, long hemmed sleeves and a hemmed bottom. The pants feature an elasticized waistband and hemmed leg openings.

The applicable subheading for the pullovers and the cardigan of style A53440 will be 6110.20.2075, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, waistcoats (vests) and similar articles, knitted or crocheted: of cotton: other: other: other: women’s. The duty rate will be 16.5% ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for the woman’s pants of style A53440 will be 6104.62.2011, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for women’s or girls suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers.. knitted or crocheted: trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts: of cotton: other: trousers and breeches: women’s: other. The applicable duty rate will be 14.9% ad valorem.

The pullovers and the cardigan of style A53440 fall within textile category designation 339. The pants of style A53440 fall 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 Camille R. Ferraro at 646-733-3049.


Robert B. Swierupski

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