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NY M86018

September 13, 2006

CLA-2-61:RR:NC:WA:361 NY M86018


TARIFF NO.: 6204.62.4020

Ms. Stephanie Clark, Import Operations
Agra-Services Brokerage Co., Inc.
147th Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11413

RE: The tariff classification of women’s pants from Spain.

Dear Ms. Clark:

In your letter dated August 21, 2006, you requested a classification ruling for women’s woven pants on behalf of Zara USA. The submitted sample will be returned to you, as requested.

Style 7491/034/700 is a pair of women’s pants constructed from 100 percent cotton woven fabric. The pants have a flat waistband with belt loops and decorative tabs, hook and bar closures, a front zipper, two front and two rear pockets, and hemmed legs.

The applicable subheading for style 7491/034/700 will be 6204.62.4020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for Women’strousers: Of cotton. The duty rate will be 16.6% 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 7491/034/700 falls within textile category 348. With the exception of certain products of China, quota/visa requirements are no longer applicable for merchandise which is the product of World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries. The textile category number above applies to merchandise produced in non-WTO member-countries. Quota and visa requirements are the result of international agreements that are subject to frequent renegotiations and changes. To obtain the most current information on quota and visa requirements applicable to this merchandise, we suggest you check, close to the time of shipment, the “Textile Status Report for Absolute Quotas” which is available on our web site at www.cbp.gov. For current information regarding possible textile safeguard actions on goods from China and related issues, we refer you to the web site of the Office of Textiles and Apparel of the Department of Commerce 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 De Gaetano at 646-733-3052.


Robert B. Swierupski

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