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NY L89933

February 7, 2006

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:359 L89933


TARIFF NO.: 6104.32.0000

Mr. John A. Schoenig
Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt 399 Park Avenue, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10022-4877

RE: The tariff classification of a woman’s suit-type jacket from China

Dear Mr. Schoenig:

In your letter dated January 24, 2006, on behalf of BCTC Corp., 5901 South Eastern Avenue, City of Commerce, California 90040, you requested a classification ruling. Your sample is being returned as requested.

The submitted sample, style number WS512115, is a woman’s tailored suit-type jacket that is constructed from 100% cotton, knit fabric. The garment has more than 3 panels sewn together lengthwise and features the following: a notched-lapel collar, long hemmed sleeves, a full front opening with a 4-button closure, 2 front patch pockets in the waist area, princess seams, a 2-button adjustable strap on the lower back, and a hemmed bottom.

The applicable subheading for the suit-type jacket will be 6104.32.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for women’s suit-type jackets, knitted: of cotton. The duty rate will be 54.8 cents/kg + 16% ad valorem.

Duty rates are provided for your convenience and are subject to change. The text of the most recent HTSUS and the accompanying duty rates are provided on World Wide Web at http://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/.

The suit-type jacket falls within textile category designation 335. 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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