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NY L88088

October 12, 2005

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:358 L88088


TARIFF NO.: 6111.30.5070; 6112.41.0020

Melissa Fox
Barthco Trade Consultants
The Navy Yard
5101 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19112-1404

RE: The tariff classification of monokinis from Colombia

Dear Ms. Fox:

In your letter dated October 6, 2005, written on behalf of Sugartown Worldwide, Inc., you requested a classification ruling.

Submitted infants girls’ style 63829R and larger girls’ style 63829G are panty-like, lined garments, fully elasticized around the leg openings and around their upper edge at each side of which a bow-shaped appliqué is sewn, and manufactured from knitted fabric of 84% nylon/16% spandex.

The applicable subheading for style 63829R will be 6111.30.5070, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for babies’ garments and clothing accessories, knitted, of synthetic fibers, other, other, other; and for style 63829G will be 6112.41.0020, HTS, which provides for girls’ swimwear, knitted, of synthetic fibers, of fabric containing by weight 5 percent or more elastomeric yarn or rubber thread, girls’. The duty rates will be 16 and 24.9 percent ad valorem, respectively.

The infants’ style falls within textile category designation 239 and the other style within 659. 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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