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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Technical Corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Trade Representative is making technical corrections 
to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), as set 
forth in the Annex to this notice.

DATES: The changes made by this notice are applicable as of July 1, 
2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Heinzen, Deputy Assistant U.S. 
Trade Representative, Office of Textiles, at 
[email protected] or (202) 395-6092; or Leigh Bacon, Senior 
Associate General Counsel, at [email protected] or (202) 395-5859.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proclamation 10053 of June 29, 2020 (85 FR 
39821) implemented the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA or 
Agreement). Annexes I and II to Proclamation 10053 made modifications 
to the HTSUS in order to implement the tariff treatment provided under 
the Agreement, including the tariff treatment provided for certain 
textile and apparel goods (see Annex II to Proclamation 10053 at 
Section E, paragraph (5)). The Annex to this notice modifies the 
provisions of the HTSUS that were added by Proclamation 10053 to 
correct inadvertent errors to provide the intended tariff treatment.
    Proclamation 6969 of January 27, 1997 (62 FR 4415) authorizes the 
U.S. Trade Representative to exercise the authority provided to the 
President under section 604 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2483) 
to embody rectifications, technical or conforming changes, or similar 
modifications in the HTSUS. Pursuant to this delegated authority, the 
U.S. Trade Representative is modifying the HTSUS to make the technical 
changes set out in the Annex to this notice.

Annex

    Effective with respect to goods of USMCA countries entered for 
consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or 
after 12:01am Eastern Daylight Time on July 1, 2020, subchapter 
XXIII of chapter 98 of the HTS is modified:
    (1) by inserting ``9823.52.04'' in the ``Heading/Subheading'' 
column for the article description, ``Cotton or man-made fiber 
fabrics and made up goods as provided in note 11(a)(ii)'', and by 
redesignating subheading 9823.52.04, with the article description 
``Goods provided for in note 11(a)(ii)(A)'', as 9823.52.05;
    (2) by redesignating subheading 9823.52.05 as 9823.52.06;
    (3) by redesignating subheading 9823.52.06 as 9823.52.07;
    (4) by redesignating subheading 9823.52.07 as 9823.52.08; and
    (5) by redesignating subheading 9823.52.03, with the article 
description ``Cotton or man-made fiber fabrics and made-up goods as 
provided for in note 11(b)(ii)'', as 9823.53.03.

Joseph Barloon,
General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative.
[FR Doc. 2020-21921 Filed 10-2-20; 8:45 am]
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