REQUEST FOR TARIFF RELIEF ON POLYESTER CANVAS FABRIC

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

  • Plain woven fabric, from yarns of different colours, containing 70% or more by weight of polyester staple fibres in the weft, and 20% or more by weight of polyester filament yarns in the warp, of a weight not exceeding 140 g/m2, for use in the manufacture of apparel.

     

    This fabric is currently dutiable at 14% under the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) tariff treatment under tariff item 5515.12.90.

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