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NY L87740

September 29, 2005

CLA-2-62:RR:NC:TA:358 L87740


TARIFF NO.: 6203.43.4040

Mr. Kevin Maher
C Air
181 South Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11581

RE: The tariff classification of boys’ wind shorts from China

Dear Mr. Maher:

This ruling replaces NY L87149, dated August 30, 2005, on behalf of your client The Children’s Place, which contained errors with regard to fabric content, garment type and style number. A corrected ruling follows.

Submitted style T1925G0013 is a pair of boy’s wind shorts. The article has a fully elasticized waistband, slash pockets below the waist and a rear patch pocket. It also has an interior drawstring segment at the front waistband. The outer shell, with the exception of polyester mesh trim fabric at the garment sides and bottom is nylon taslon. The entire garment interior is lined with polyester mesh fabric. The style is a boys’ size 4T.

The applicable subheading for style T 1925G0013 will be 6203.43.4040, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for men’s or boys’ breeches and shorts, of synthetic fibers, other, shorts, boys’ other. The duty rate is 27.9 percent ad valorem.

Boy’s synthetic fiber shorts fall within textile category designation 647. 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 Bruce Kirschner at 646-733-3048.


Robert B. Swierupski

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