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NY N014038

July 20, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6110.20.2079

Mr. Joseph Hoffacker
The Navy Yard
Barthco Trade Consultants
5101 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19112-1404

RE: The tariff classification of girl’s knitwear from Macau.

Dear Mr. Hoffacker:

In your letter dated July 6, 2007, on behalf of Sugartown Worldwide, Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling. As requested, the sample will be returned to you.

Style 66738G is described as a “Girl’s Long Sleeve Cryi Crew Novelty Tee.” It is a girl’s pullover made of finely knit cotton fabric. The item has a round neck, long hemmed sleeves, a hemmed bottom and appliqué work on the front panel. The article is not a tariff heading 6109 tee shirt because of the long sleeves and front panel textile decorations. The item is a girls’ size 5.

The applicable subheading for Style 66738G will be 6110.20.2079, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, (HTSUS), which provides for sweaters, pullovers and similar articles, knitted or crocheted: of cotton, other, other, women’s or girls’: other. The duty rate will be 16.5% 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 66738G falls within textile category designation 339. 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 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 Bruce Kirschner at 646-733-3048.


Robert B. Swierupski

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