United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 2007 NY Rulings > NY N015016 - NY N015117 > NY N015062

Previous Ruling Next Ruling
NY N015062

August 9, 2007



TARIFF NO.: 6101.20.0020; 6110.20.2030

Mr. Andre Ryu
Wicked Fashions Inc.
222 Bridge Plaza South
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

RE: The tariff classification of a boy’s jacket and a men’s vest from China.

Dear Mr. Ryu:

In your letter dated July 27, 2007, you requested a classification ruling. As requested, the samples will be returned to you.

You have submitted two samples. Style 7325-1586 is a boy’s hip-length jacket constructed of knit 60% cotton, 40% polyester fabric that is brushed on the inside. The jacket has a hood, a full frontal opening secured with a heavy duty zipper closure, long sleeves with rib-knit cuffs; screen printing on the front; kangaroo pockets at the waist and a rib-knit bottom.

Style 8141-1510 is a men’s vest constructed from 80% cotton, 20% polyester finely knit French terry fabric. The vest is sleeveless and features a hood with a drawstring lined with knit mesh fabric; armholes finished with rib knit fabric; screen and puff printing on the front panels; an embroidered logo and a large embroidered design on the rear panel; zippered pockets below the waist; and a rib knit bottom.

The applicable subheading for Style 7325-1586 will be 6101.20.0020, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, (HTS), which provides for: men’s or boys’ overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks, windbreakers and similar articles. Knitted or crocheted, other than those of heading 6103: of cotton, boys’. The rate of duty is 15.9 per cent ad valorem.

The applicable subheading for Style 8141-1510 will be 6110.20.2030, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, (HTS), which provides for: sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, waistcoats (vests) and similar articles, knitted or crocheted: of cotton: other: other: vests, other than sweater vests: men’s or boys’. The rate of duty is 16.5 per cent 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 7325-1586 falls within textile category 334. Style 8141-1510 falls within textile category 359. 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 Bruce Kirschner at 646-733-3048.


Robert B. Swierupski

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: