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NY M83555

May 25, 2006

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:358 M83555


TARIFF NO.: 6110.20.2079; 6111.20.3000

Patricia Kittel
Target Customs Brokers, inc.
33 South 6th Street Mail Stop—3315
Minneapolis, MN 55402

RE: The tariff classification of a cardigan from Indonesia

Dear Ms. Kittel:

In your letter dated May 18, 2006 you requested a classification ruling.

Submitted style 135643, manufactured from knitted pile fabric of 100% cotton, that you state weighs 260 G/SM, is characterized by a full-front, zippered opening, by a hood, and by a loosely rib-knitted waistband and cuffs of long sleeves.

As you have requested, the sample garment is being returned.

When sized for infants, the applicable subheading for this style will be 6111.20.3000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for babies’ garmentsknittedof cotton; sweatersand similar articles, except those imported as parts of sets; and when sized for larger girls it will be 6110.20.2079, HTSUS, which provides for sweatersand similar articles, knitted, of cotton, other, other, other, girls’, other. The duty rates will be 14.9 and 16.5 per cent ad valorem, respectively.

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/.

In infants’ sizes the cardigan falls within textile category designation 239 and in sizes for larger girls within 339. 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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