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QB 17-120 2017 CAFTA Costa Rica

COMMODITIES:

Tailored apparel goods of wool, cut and sewn or otherwise assembled in Costa Rica, as provided for in chapter 99, subchapter XV, U.S. Note 16 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS); and mastectomy swimsuits, cut or knit-to-shape, and sewn or otherwise assembled in Costa Rica, as provided for in Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 17 of the HTS.

QUOTA PERIOD:

January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017

OPENING DATE:

Tuesday, January 3, 2013

RESTRAINT LEVEL:

Tailored apparel of wool or subject to wool               500,000 square meter equivalents (SME)

restraints (9915.62.05):

     Wool tailored apparel, containing 36

     percent or more by weight of wool or

     subject to wool restraints in subheading

     6203 or 6204.  Such goods must also

     comply with the Chapter rules 1, 3, 4,

     and 5 of General Note 29(n) for Chapter

     62.             

Tailored apparel of wool made from certain               500,000 square meter equivalents (SME)

wool fabrics (9915.62.15):

     Wool tailored apparel (except from

     fabric of carded wool or fabric made

     from wool yarn having an average fiber

     diameter of less than or equal to 18.5

     microns)                

Mastectomy swimsuits, cut or knit-to-shape,                133,823 square meter equivalents (SME)

and sewn or otherwise assembled in Costa Rica         

HTS NUMBERS:

First Tariff Field                               Second Tariff Field

9915.62.05                                          See Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 16(b)

9915.62.15                                                                              See Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 16(d)

9915.61.03                                                                              6112.41.0000 (see Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 17)

9915.61.04                                                                              6112.49.0000 (see Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 17)

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS:

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

Report in units of measure as shown in the HTS

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Goods that could qualify for preferential treatment under notes 16(a) and 16(c), of Subchapter XV, shall be imported under and counted first toward the limit established in note 16(c), (9915.62.15), until that limit is reached; and then shall be imported under and counted toward the limit established in 16(a), (9915.62.05), provided the additional requirements of Chapter rules 1, 3, 4, and 5 of General Note 29(n), Chapter 62 are also met.

Subheadings 9915.61.03 and 9915.61.04 shall only to women’s knitted or crocheted swimwear provided for in Subheading 6112.41.00 or 6112.49.00.

Whenever goods are classified under this provision as ensembles in combination with an ensemble provision in chapter 61 or 62, the reporting HTS number shall be for the specific component apparel article in the ensemble, as opposed to the ensemble HTS number.  Each specific apparel article in the ensemble must be classified separately with the appropriate Chapter 61 or 62 provision, in combination with 9915.62.05 or 9915.62.15.

No further editions of this QBT for Restraint Limits CAFTA Costa Rico Textiles will be issued until amendments in agreements or changes in quota amounts occur.

Questions from the importing community regarding this electronic message should be referred to the local CBP port.  The port may refer questions through email to HQ QUOTA.

Last modified: 
January 26, 2017
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