WTO UPDATE – RENEWED NEGOTIATIONS & REQUEST FOR VIEW REQUEST FOR TARIFF RELIEF ON FIRE-RETARDANT COTTON FABRICS

The Department of Finance has invited views on a request for tariff relief on the following cotton fabric:

  • Woven fabric solely of cotton, fire retardant, printed, twill-weave, for use in the manufacture of mattresses.

This fabric is currently dutiable at 12% under the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) tariff treatment under tariff item 5209.52.90.

Importers or manufacturers with an interest in this matter should contact our technical consulting group.