Import Administration
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Mexico (A-201-831)

Scope Description:

For purposes of this order, PC strand is steel strand produced from
wire of non-stainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable for use
in prestressed concrete (both pre-tensioned and post-tensioned)
applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered
strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand.
The merchandise subject to the order is currently classifiable
under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States(HTSUS). Although the HTSUS
subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the
written description of the merchandise under the order is dispositive.

Scope Rulings Completed Between April 1, 2003, and December 31, 2004

Requestors: American Spring Wire Corp., Insteel Wire Products Company, Sumiden Wire Products Corp., and Cablesa, S.A. de C.V.; 0.05 oz./sq. ft. zinc coated PC strand is within the scope of the order; June 16, 2004.