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NY M85735

August 30, 2006

CLA-2-46:RR:NC:2:230 M85735


TARIFF NO.: 4602.90.0000

Mr. Edward Choi
Kotap America Ltd.
10 Bayview Ave.
Lawrence, NY 11559

RE: The tariff classification of woven polyethylene fabric from China or Vietnam

Dear Mr. Choi:

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

The ruling was requested on woven polyethylene fabric in rolls. A representative sample piece was submitted. The product consists of 5.3 mm wide clear strips of polyethylene interwoven together. The woven polyethylene is coated on one side with a continuous visible milky white polyethylene film. The product will be imported in rolls varying in size from 6’ to 10’ in width and 100’ to 200’ in length.

The applicable subheading for the coated woven polyethylene fabric described above will be 4602.90.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for basketwork, wickerwork and other articles, made directly to shape from plaiting materials or made up from articles of heading 4601, other (than of vegetable materials). The rate of duty will be 3.5 percent 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 holding set forth above applies only to the specific factual situation and merchandise description as identified in the ruling request. This position is clearly set forth in 19 CFR 177.9(b)(1). This section states that a ruling letter is issued on the assumption that all of the information furnished in the ruling letter, either directly, by reference, or by implication, is accurate and complete in every material respect.

This ruling is being issued under the assumption that the subject goods, in their condition as imported into the United States, conform to the facts and the description as set forth both in the ruling request and in this ruling. In the event that the facts or merchandise are modified in any way, you should bring this to the attention of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and you should resubmit for a new ruling in accordance with 19 CFR 177.2. You should also be aware that the material facts described in the foregoing ruling may be subject to periodic verification by the CBP.

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 Paul Garretto at 646-733-3035.


Robert B. Swierupski

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