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NY N013113

July 13, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6110.20.2079

Ms. Linda Rasco
Metro Custom Brokers
P.O. Box 1066
40 Miramar Drive, Suite 12
Champlain, NY 12919

RE: The tariff classification of a girls’ pullover from China.

Dear Ms. Rasco:

In your letter received by this office on June 20, 2007, on behalf of Total Kids Wear Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling. As requested, the sample will be returned to you.

Your submitted sample, style LPGA40007 is a girl’s pullover constructed from 100% cotton knit fabric. The outer surface of the garment measures between 9 and 18 stitches per two centimeters in the direction in which the stitches are formed. The garment features a crew neckline, a rib-knit bottom and long sleeves with rib-knit cuffs. The pullover does not meet the requirements of Statistical Note 6, Chapter 61, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), because the back panel is not knit to shape, there is no delineation at the back panel neckline.

The applicable subheading for style LPGA40007 will be 6110.20.2079, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for sweaters, pullovers, waistcoats (vests) and similar articles, knitted or crocheted: of cotton, other, other: other: women’s or girls’: other. The rate of duty will be 16.5 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/.

Style LPGA40007 falls within textile category 339. With the exception of certain products of China, quota/visa requirements are no longer applicable for merchandise which is the product of World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries. 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 Bruce Kirschner at 646-733-3048.


Robert B. Swierupski

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