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QB 17-105 Haiti HELP


Apparel as provided for in Chapter 98, Subchapter XX of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)


December 20, 2016, through December 19, 2017


Tuesday, December 20, 2016


337,117,964 Square Meter Equivalents          Value added restraint limit (see TBT 07-006)


First Tariff Field                                                Second Tariff Field

9820.61.25 (Entry-specific claims), or                Chapters 61 and 62

9820.61.30 (Aggregated claims), or                    Headings 6501, 6502, 6503 and 6504

                                                                                           Subheadings 6406.99.15 and 6505.90


Use entry type code 02, 06, 07, 12, 23, 32, 38, or 52.

Report in units of measure as shown in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. Conversion to square meter equivalency will be done by the computer.

Merchandise shall be reported and released via the quota module of ACE.


Whenever goods are classified under provision 9820.61.25 or 9820.61.30 as ensembles in combination with a designated ensemble provision in chapter 61 or 62, the reporting number shall be for the specific component apparel article in the ensemble and not the ensemble number.  Each specific apparel article in the ensemble must be identified separately with both 9820.61.25 or 9820.61.30 and a corresponding chapter 61 or 62 provision.

Once the in-quota allocation is filled, goods will be allowed to enter at normal trade relations rate or general rate of duty as noted in the HTS at the appropriate entry type.

Questions from the importing community regarding this electronic message should be referred to the local CBP port.  The port may refer their questions through email to HQQUOTA@cbp.dhs.gov

Last Modified: December 22, 2016