IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 21 Nov 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a reclassification ruling in the September 21, 2016 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions that resulted in the elimination of the tariff applicable to internally padded mats designed to be placed on the ground and subsequently sat, reclined, or laid upon. The item had previously been classified under HTSUS subheadings 6307.90.9889, 6307.90.99, or 6307.90.9050 (each of which are subject to a 7% duty), but CBP has ruled that they may be reclassified under HTSUS subheading 9404.90.20 and thus duty-free. Canada, China, the Dominican Republic, India, Mexico, and Taiwan are the principal suppliers of this product. The final revocation and modification became effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after November 21, 2016.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

271 Made-up textile articles
9404 Mattress supports; articles of bedding and similar furnishing (for example, mattresses, quilts, eiderdowns, cushions, pouffes and pillows) fitted with springs or stuffed or internally fitted with any material or of cellular rubber or plastics, whether or
940430 Sleeping bags
940490 Other
381 Furniture
9404 Mattress supports; articles of bedding and similar furnishing (for example, mattresses, quilts, eiderdowns, cushions, pouffes and pillows) fitted with springs or stuffed or internally fitted with any material or of cellular rubber or plastics, whether or
940410 Mattress supports
940421 Of cellular rubber or plastics, whether or not covered
940429 Of other materials

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