ANNOUNCEMENT 03 May 2017

In a reclassification ruling by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the MFN tariff applicable to flip caps is being reduced.

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 03 Jul 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a reclassification ruling in the May 3, 2017 edition (Volume 51 Number 18) of Customs Bulletin and Decisions that resulted in a decrease in the tariff applicable to aluminum ferrule/plastic button combinations used as closures for glass vials used as repositories for medicinal products. The item had previously been classified under HTSUS subheading 3923.50.00 (5.3% duty), but CBP has ruled that they may be reclassified under HTSUS subheading 8309.90.00 (2.6% duty). The final revocation and modification became effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after July 3, 2017.

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