Import Administration
Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin from Oman (A-523-810)

Scope Description:

The merchandise covered by this order is PET resin having an intrinsic viscosity of at least 0.70, but not more than 0.88, deciliters per gram. The scope includes blends of virgin PET resin and recycled PET resin containing 50 percent or more virgin PET resin content by weight, provided such blends meet the intrinsic viscosity requirements above. The scope includes all PET resin meeting the above specifications regardless of additives introduced in the manufacturing process. The merchandise subject to this order is properly classified under subheadings 3907.60.00.30, 3907.61.0000, and 3907.69.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise covered by this order is dispositive.

On January 27, 2017, the Department added HTS numbers 3907.61.0000 and 3907.69.0000 to the Case Reference File. See Memorandum from Jonathan Hill, International Trade Compliance Analyst, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV to Howard Smith, Program Manager, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV “Request from Customs and Border Protection to Update the ACE Case Reference File: Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin form the Sultanate of Oman (A-523-810) dated January 30, 2017.