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NY N022072

January 28, 2008



TARIFF NO.: 9505.10.2500

Mr. Troy Crago
Atico International USA, Inc.
501 South Andrews Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

RE: The tariff classification of a Christmas Tree Table Decoration (item# A072AA04543) from China

Dear Mr. Crago:

In your letter dated January 15, 2008, you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The Christmas Tree Table Decoration (item# A072AA04543) measures approximately 9.75” in height x 3.75” in diameter. The item is comprised of iron and iron wire, and is imported in the color gold. The Christmas Tree Table Decoration features wire wound around an iron rod that simulates a Christmas Tree decorated with a gold iron star tree topper.

The Christmas Tree Table Decoration (item# A072AA04543), topped with the gold iron star, simulates a recognized Christmas tree. Therefore, the item will only be used to decorate the home during the Christmas holiday.

The applicable subheading for a Christmas Tree Table Decoration (item# A072AA04543) will be 9505.10.2500, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for “Festive, carnival or other entertainment articles, including magic tricks and practical joke articles; parts and accessories thereof: Christmas ornaments: Other: Other.” The rate of duty will be Free.

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 Wayne Kessler at 646-733-3026.


Robert B. Swierupski

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