ANNOUNCEMENT 03 May 2017
In a reclassification ruling by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the MFN tariff applicable to yard waste/recycling bags is being increased.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
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 an increase in the tariff applicable to reusable bags of woven polypropylene strips used for yard waste and recycling. The item had previously been classified under HTSUS subheading 6307.90.9986 (7% duty), but CBP has ruled that they may be reclassified under HTSUS subheading 6305.32.0010 (8.5% duty). The final revocation and modification became effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after July 3, 2017.