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NY N013149

July 3, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 8528.59.2000

Ms. Layun C. Kim
Izzy International, LLC
425 Undercliff Avenue, Floor 1
Edgewater, NJ 07020

RE: The tariff classification of a digital photo/video display unit from China.

Dear Ms. Kim:

In your letter dated June 19, 2007, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The subject merchandise, based on the submitted information, is a digital photo/video display unit, which is referred to as the “TFT-LCD AD Display,” that incorporates a 17-inch diagonal-color screen with a resolution of 1280x1024 pixels. This device, which does not incorporate a tuner, but has NTSC/PAL video signal compatibility, can accommodate the insertion of several media cards, e.g., a compact flash card or a secure digital card, to reproduce photos and videos, as well as play music in noting that media files can be downloaded to a new card through a PC. It is stated that this merchandise, at the time of importation, will be retail packed with an AC power cable, a key for securing the media card within the device, a remote control, and an operation guide. This merchandise will be considered a set for tariff classification purposes with the essential character being imparted by the display unit.

The applicable subheading for this TFT-LCD AD Display will be 8528.59.2000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for Monitors and projectors, not incorporating television reception apparatusOther monitors: Other: Color: With a flat panel screen: Incorporating video recording or reproducing apparatus: Other. The rate of duty will be 3.9 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/.

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 Lisa Cariello at 646-733-3014.


Robert B. Swierupski

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