Ms. Machelle Blair
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
702 Southwest 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716-8023
RE: The tariff classification of a slide projector from China
Dear Ms. Blair:
In your letter dated July 1, 1998 you requested a tariff classification
The slide projector, referred to as the "Tour the Universe" projector, is
stock number Stj-01. It is electrically operated and includes four slides of
celestial scenes. The packaging refers to a taped narration on cassette,
however, there is no audio tape included with the sample.
The applicable subheading for the slide projector will be 9008.10.0000,
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for image
projectors, other than cinematographic; slide projectors. The rate of duty will
be 7 percent ad valorem.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs
Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of the ruling or the control number indicated above should be
provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is
imported. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National
Import Specialist Barbara Kiefer at 212-466-5685.
Robert B. Swierupski