Apparel Classification Series: The Basics
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credits
If your company imports wearing apparel and need expert guidance sorting through the many layers of customs rules and regulations, then this webinar series is meant for you! Learn how to classify wearing apparel under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule in five sessions. In this five-part series, Elise Shibles will review a variety of apparel samples and discuss the specific features that US Customs and Border Protection focuses on when determining the correct HTS classification and duty rate. The first webinar in the series will cover the basics of Apparel Classification.
- Fabric construction: Knit v. Woven
- Gender & Age
- Definitions and Terminology
- Fiber Content & Composition
- Other vegetable fibers
- Man-made fibers (artificial and synthetic)
- Silk, Wool & Animal Hair
- Mixture of 2 or more Fibers
- Apparel packed with hangers
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.