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NY N010669

May 31, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6203.39.9020

Mr. Benjamin B. Park
B&H Customs Services, Inc.
147-19 Springfield Lane, Suite A
Jamaica, NY 11413

RE: The tariff classification of a men’s suit type jacket from the Dominican Republic.

Dear Mr. Park:

In your letter dated May 1, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling on behalf of D K Clothing Int’l Inc. Your sample is being retained for our files.

Style DKDR-0501 is a men’s suit-type jacket constructed from 54% silk, 46% wool, woven fabric. Style DKDR-0501 is constructed from four panels sewn together lengthwise and is fully lined with woven fabric. The suit type jacket features a notched collar with lapels; a full front opening with two button closures; long hemmed sleeves with four buttons on the sleeve placket; an inset pocket on the left chest; two inset pockets with flaps below the waist; inner welt pockets on the left and right chest; and a hemmed bottom with a rear center vent.

The applicable subheading for Style DKDR-0501 will be 6203.39.9020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for men’s or boys’ suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers . . . suit-type jackets and blazers: of other textile materials: other: other: subject to wool restraints. The duty rate is 6.5% 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 DKDR-0501 falls within textile category designation 433. With the exception of certain products of China, quota/visa requirements are no longer applicable for merchandise which is the product of World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries.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 this ruling letter 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 this ruling, contact National Import Specialist Mary Ryan at 646-733-3271.


Robert B. Swierupski

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