ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Jul 2017
100% young coconut water and coconut water concentrate derived from coconut are being reclassified so as to increase the applicable tariff.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
In a decision published in the July 19, 2017 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposed that 100% young coconut water, and coconut water concentrate derived from coconut be reclassified from HTS item 2202 (0.2 cents/liter duty) to either 2009.89.60 (0.5 cents/liter) or HTSUS 2009.90.40 (7.4 cents/liter duty), with the applicable tariff thus being increased. Comments on the proposed revocations and modifications are due no later than August 18, 2017 and the final revocations and modifications will be effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after September 18, 2017.