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NY L84049

May 5, 2005

CLA-2-62:RR:NC:N3:360 L84049


TARIFF NO.: 6206.30.3040

Ms. Lisa York
Target Customs Brokers, Inc.
33 South 6th Street
Mail Stop-3315
Minneapolis, MN 55402

RE: The tariff classification of a woman’s shirt from Taiwan

Dear Ms. York:

In your letter dated April 8, 2005, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of Mervyn’s. The submitted sample will be returned to you as requested.

Style 119969 is a woman’s shirt constructed from 96 percent cotton and 4 percent spandex woven fabric. The shirt features long sleeves, a collar, two chest pockets with buttoned flaps and a full front opening secured by six buttons.

The applicable subheading for style 119969 will be 6206.30.3040, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for women’s or girls’ blouses, shirts and shirt-blouses: of cotton: other: other: other: women’s. The duty rate will be 15.9 percent ad valorem..

Style 119969 falls within textile category designation 341. 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 Patricia Schiazzano at 646-733-3051.


Robert B. Swierupski

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