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NY L85207

May 26, 2005

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:359 L85207


TARIFF NO.: 6104.39.2090

Mr. Robert T. Stack
Tompkins & Davidson, LLP
One Astor Plaza
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036-8901

RE: The tariff classification of a woman’s knit bolero-style garment from China.

Dear Mr. Stack:

In your letter dated May 25, 2005, you requested a classification ruling on behalf of Item Eyes, Inc.

A sample of style 61155T was submitted and will be returned as you have requested. This garment is an unlined woman’s short sleeved bolero-styled jacket, comprised of three panels sewn together lengthwise to form the body of this jacket. The jacket scantily covers the bosom of the garment and is not intended to be worn closed; there is neither button nor other appropriate device to close the front panels of the garment. The fabric of the garment is openwork knit mesh made of 55% ramie and 45% cotton fibers.

The applicable subheading for style 61155T will be 6104.39.2090, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Women’s or girls’ suitssuit-type jacketsknitted or crocheted: Suit-type jackets and blazers: Of other textile materials: Other: Other: Other. The duty rate will be Free.

Style 61155T falls within textile category designation 835. 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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