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NY L89447

December 30, 2005

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:358 L89447


TARIFF NO.: 6104.42.0020

Ms. Yvonne Whitley
The Millwork Trading Company
1372 Broadway 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

RE: The tariff classification of two girls’ cover-up style dresses from Vietnam

Dear Ms. Whitley:

In your letter dated December 19, 2005, you requested a classification ruling. The samples will be returned to you as requested.

Submitted styles 969944 and 969922 are girls’ 80% cotton, 20% polyester, knitted terry, cover-up style girls’ dresses. Style 969944 is a sleeveless dress with a drop waist, a hood and a front pouch pocket. Style 969922 has off-the- shoulder pullover styling, including elasticized fabric and adjustable tunnel drawstring at the upper body which secures the garment is place above the chest area and below the armhole openings. Style 969922 also has pieced lace fabric over woven lining at the bodice and lace fabric at the hem. For ruling purposes it is assumed the items are sized for girls 2-16.

The applicable subheading for both garments will be 6104.42.0020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for women’s or girls’ dresses, knitted or crocheted, of cotton, girls’. The duty rate will be 11.5 percent ad valorem.

Girls’ cotton dresses fall within textile category designation 350. 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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