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NY M82107

April 27, 2006

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:WA:361 NY M82107


TARIFF NO.: 6106.20.2010

Ms. Christine Lanoue
One Talbots Drive
Hingham, MA 02042

RE: The tariff classification of a woman’s knit shirt from China.

Dear Ms. Lanoue:

In your letter dated April 4, 2006, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The submitted sample, Style #65191540, is woman’s shirt constructed from 100% nylon knit fabric. The garment features a stand-up collar, long sleeves, a full front opening with a six-button closure, and a bottom finished with velvet trim. The garment also has velvet trim around the neckline, cuffs, and placket. The fabric of the shirt has more than 10 stitches per centimeter counted in both the horizontal and vertical directions.

We are returning your sample as you requested.

The applicable subheading for the shirt, Style 65191540 will be 6106.20.2010, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for women’s or girls’ blouses and shirts, knitted or crocheted, of man-made fibers, other, women’s. The rate of duty will be 32% 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/.

Style 65191540 falls within textile category designation 639. 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 Angela DeGaetano at (646) 733-3052.


Robert B. Swierupski

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