ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Nov 2017
Multi-mode optical fiber ribbon cable is being reclassified so as to impose a tariff.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
In a decision published in the November 1, 2017 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposed that multi-mode optical fiber ribbon cable should be reclassified from HTS item 8544.70.00 (duty-free) to item 9001.10.00 (6.7% duty). Comments on the proposed modification are due no later than December 1, 2017 and the final modification will be effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after January 1, 2018.