Mr. A. J. Spatarella
Kanematsu USA Inc.
400 Cottontail Lane
Somerset N.J. 08873
RE: The tariff classification of Electric Motors from China.
Dear Mr. Spatarella:
This classification decision under the Harmonized Tariff
Schedule of the United States (HTS) is being issued in accordance
with the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19
DATE OF INQUIRY : May 14, 1990
ON BEHALF OF : Kanematsu USA Inc.
MERCHANDISE : Sample and literature indicate that the article
to be imported is a single phase 100 watt A.C.
HTS PROVISION : Other A.C. motors, single phase, of an output
exceeding 74.6 W but not exceeding 746 W.
HTS SUBHEADING : 8501.40.4040
RATE OF DUTY : 5 percent ad valorem.
OTHER : The sample(s) will be returned as requested.
We suggest that you consult the Customs office at the port
where you will enter the merchandise concerning an origin of
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport