CBP - Selected HQ ruling letters (November 25) 

November 25:  Headquarters (HQ) ruling letters that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) newly released—in the third batch of HQ ruling letters for FY 2014—include responses concerning the following:
  • HQ H1618559 - Classification of wetted aluminum powder under 7603 HTSUS (column one duty rate of 5%) based, in part, on photo submitted by applicant showing that the subject product is not a paste and thus not properly classified under 3212 HTSUS
  • HQ H192516 - Classification of Esacote (high-density polyurethane dispersed in water); protest is granted allowing for duty-free entry of “elastomeric” product
  • HQ H217701 - Classification of high speed steel drill blanks; protest is granted allowing for duty-free entry
  • HQ H218536 - Classification of tires from China determined under 4011 HTSUS (column one duty rate of 4%)

Download and read these HQ ruling letters for FY 2014 (disk 03) on the CBP website.

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Andrew Siciliano

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John L. McLoughlin

(267) 256-2614

Todd R. Smith

(949) 885-5617

Luis A. Abad

(212) 954-3094

Amie Ahanchian

(202) 533-3247

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