CAFTA COMMERCIAL AVAILABILITY REQUEST
|Responses with Offer to Supply||09/04/2007|
|Rebuttal to Responses with Offer to Supply||09/10/2007|
|Projected Completion Date||10/02/2007|
|Company Name||Alston & Bird for Glen River Trading|
|Product||Certain Two-Way Stretch Woven Fabrics of Polyester, Rayon and Spandex Yarns|
HTS Subheading: 5515.11.00
Fiber Content: 50 to 77 percent polyester; 18 to 47 percent rayon; 3 to 8 percent spandex. for fabrics comprising
single yarns in the warp, the polyester content may be higher
Staple Length (where applicable): 4.44 to 6.99 centimeters (1.75 to 2.75 inches)
Yarn (three configurations):
#1: Warp and filling: plied polyester/rayon staple of various yarn sizes, combined with spandex filament of various deniers.
#2: Warp and filling 34/1 (English 20/1) or finer polyester/rayon staple, combined with spandex filament of various deniers.
#3: Warp: 34/1 (English 20/1) or finer polyester/rayon staple, or plied polyester/rayon staple of various yarn sizes, combined with spandex filament of various deniers;
Filling: singles or plied polyeter filament of various yarn sizes, combined with spandex filament of various deniers.
NOTE: The designation "34/1 (English 20/1) or finer" describes a range of yarn specifications for yarn it its greige condition before dyeing and finishing of the yarn (if applicable) and before weaving, dyeing and finishing of the fabric. It is intended as a specification to be followed by the mill in sourcing yarn used to produce the fabric. Dyeing, finishing and weaving can alter the characteristic of the yarn as it appears in the finished fabric. This specification therefore includes yarns appearing in the finished fabric as coarser than 34/1 (English 20/1) provided that the coarser appearance occurs solely as the result of such processes.
Thread Count: 23 to 51 warp ends by 16 to 39 filling picks per centimeter (English 60 to 130 warp ends by 40 to 100 filling picks per inch.
Weave Type: Various (including plain and twill)
Fabrics comprising single yarns in the warp - 200 to 290 grams per square meter (English 5.9 to 8.6 ounces per square yard).
Fabrics comprising plied yarns in the warp - 200 to 310 grams per square meter (English 5.9 to 9.1 ounces per square yard).
Width: 121 to 165 centimeters (English 48 to 65 inches)
Finish: Dyed and of yarns of different colors.
|Quantity Requested||A total of 1,097,283 meters of fabric, with an initial delivery of 182,881 meters of an assortment of five colors (either piece-dyed or of yarns of different colors) 60 days after the suppliers' acceptance of a confirming purchase order, and with further deliveries of 182,881 meters each every 15 days thereafter for 75 days.|
|Fabric, Fiber, or Yarn?||Fabric|
Rebuttals to Responses:
Determination: Approved (Not Commercially Available and add to Annex 3.25)