ANNOUNCEMENT 03 May 2017

In a reclassification ruling by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the MFN tariff applicable to reusable diaper covers is being increased.

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

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

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 an increase in the tariff applicable to reusable diaper covers. The items had previously been classified under HTSUS subheadings HTSUS 9619.00.21 (3.6%) and 9619.00.05 (5%), but CBP has ruled that they may be reclassified under HTSUS subheadings 6111.20.60 (8.1%) and 6111.30.50 (16%). The final revocation and modification became effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after July 3, 2017.

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