Apparel Classification Series: Advanced Topics
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credits
This is the fourth webinar in a five-part series designed to help importers learn how to properly classify wearing apparel under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. In this series participants will review a variety of apparel samples and discuss the specific features that U.S. Customs and Border Protection focuses on when determining the correct classification and duty rate. This webinar will examine some of the more advanced topics in classification.
- essential character of garments made with multiple fabric components
- one style classified as two garments
- metallic yarn fabric
- subject to restraints
- rainwear, water resistant and visibly coated fabric garments
ELISE SHIBLES is a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the San Francisco office. She advises and counsels clients on trade agreement and preference program requirements for a variety of different types of goods under U.S. and non-U.S. trade programs including NAFTA, QIZ, ASEAN-China and EU-Vietnam, among others. She also has extensive expertise in all aspects of textile and apparel trade and policy including classification, origin, marking, drafting and reviewing proposed legislation, and strategy for trade negotiations.