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NY M85863

September 6, 2006

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:TA:358 M85863


TARIFF NO.: 6110.30.3025

Yvonne M. Whitley
The Millwork Trading Co., Ltd.
1359 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

RE: The tariff classification of a girl’s sweater from China

Dear Ms. Whitley:

In your letter dated August 10, 2006 you requested a classification ruling.

Submitted style 400417 is a girl’s pullover style sweater. It is manufactured from jersey knit fabric that measures less than 9 stitches per 2 centimeters counted in the direction the fabric is formed. The fabric is 92% polyester, 8% metallic fibers. Two ply are 100% polyester yarn and one ply is polyester metallic yarn. The garment has long sleeves, a hood, a vee neck opening, scoop pockets and rib knit fabric at the hood, neck opening, sleeves and waistband.

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

The applicable subheading for this style will be 6110.30.3025, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for sweaters, knitted or crocheted, of man-made fibers, other, other, sweaters, girls’. The duty rate will be 32 per cent 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 pullover falls within textile category designation 646. 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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