CHAPTER 55

 Note.

1.-Headings 55.01 and 55.02 apply only to man-made filament tow, consisting of parallel filaments
  of a uniform length equal to the length of the tow, meeting the following specifications :

(a)  Length of tow exceeding 2 m;

(b)  Twist less than 5 turns per metre;

(c)  Measuring per filament less than 67 decitex;

(d)  Synthetic filament tow only : the tow must be drawn, that is to say, be incapable of being
      stretched by more than 100 % of its length;

(e)  Total measurement of tow more than 20,000 decitex.

  Tow of a length not exceeding 2 m is to be classified in heading 55.03 or 55.04.

HEADING/
H.S.CODE

DESCRIPTION

SU

ID

VAT

LVY

EXC

55.01

Synthetic filament tow

5501.1000.00

Of nylon or other polyamides

10

5

5501.2000.00

Of polyesters

5

5

5501.3000.00

Acrylic or modacrylic

5

5

5501.4000.00

Of polypropylene

10

5

5501.9000.00

. Other

10

5

55.02

Artificial filament tow

5502.0000.00

.

5

5

5502.1000.00

- of cellulose acetate

5

5

5502.9000.00

Other Artifical filament tow

5

5

55.03

Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or processed for spinning

5503.1100.00

Of aramids

10

5

5503.1900.00

.

10

5

5503.2000.00

Of polyesters

5

5

5503.3000.00

Acrylic or modacrylic

5

5

5503.4000.00

Of polypropylene

10

5

5503.9000.00

.

10

5

55.04

Artificial staple fibres, not carded, combed or processed for spinning

5504.1000.00

Of viscose rayon

10

5

5504.9000.00

.. Other

10

5

55.05

Waste (incl. noils, yarn waste and garnetted stock), of man-made fibres

5505.1000.00

Of synthetic fibres

10

5

5505.2000.00

Of artificial fibres

10

5

55.06

Synthetic staple fibres, carded, combed or processed for spinning

5506.1000.00

Of nylon or other polyamides

10

5

5506.2000.00

Of polyesters

5

5

5506.3000.00

Acrylic or modacrylic

5

5



HEADING/
H.S.CODE

DESCRIPTION

SU

ID

VAT

LVY

EXC

55.06

Synthetic staple fibres, carded, combed or processed for spinning

5506.4000.00

Of polypropylene

10

5

5506.9000.00

Other Synthetic staple fibres, carded, combed or otherwis

5

5

55.07

Artificial staple fibres, carded, combed or processed for spinning

5507.0000.00

.

10

5

55.08

Sewing thread of man-made staple fibres

5508.1000.00

Of synthetic staple fibres

10

5

5508.2000.00

Of artificial staple fibres

10

5

55.09

Yarn of synthetic staple fibres, not put up for retail sale

5509.1100.00

Single yarn

10

5

5509.1200.00

Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn

10

5

5509.2100.00

Single yarn

5

5

5509.2200.00

Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn

10

5

5509.3100.00

Single yarn

10

5

5509.3200.00

Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn

10

5

5509.4100.00

Single yarn

10

5

5509.4200.00

Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn

10

5

5509.5100.00

Mixed mainly or solely with artificial staple fibres

10

5

5509.5200.00

Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

10

5

5509.5300.00

Mixed mainly or solely with cotton

10

5

5509.5900.00

Yarn (other than sewing thread) of synth Other

10

5

5509.6100.00

Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

10

5

5509.6200.00

Mixed mainly or solely with cotton

10

5

5509.6900.00

Yarn (other than sewing thread) of synth Other

10

5

5509.9100.00

Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

10

5

5509.9200.00

Mixed mainly or solely with cotton

10

5

5509.9900.00

Yarn (other than sewing thre) of synth Other

10

5

55.10

Yarn of artificial staple fibres, not put up for retail sale

5510.1100.00

Single yarn

10

5

5510.1200.00

Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn

10

5

5510.2000.00

Other yarn, mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

10

5

5510.3000.00

Other yarn, mixed mainly or solely with cotton

10

5

5510.9000.00

Other yarn

10

5

55.11

Yarn (excl. sewing thread) of man-made staple fibres, for retail sale

5511.1000.00

Of synthetic staple fibres, containing 85 % or more by weight of such
fibres

10

5

5511.2000.00

Of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85 % by weight of such
fibres

10

5

5511.3000.00

Of artificial staple fibres

10

5

55.12

Woven fabrics of >=85% synthetic staple fibres

5512.1100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5512.1910.00

Printed

20

5

5512.1990.00

. Printed) fabrics >=85% by weight of polyester staple fibres

20

5



HEADING/
H.S.CODE

DESCRIPTION

SU

ID

VAT

LVY

EXC

55.12

Woven fabrics of >=85% synthetic staple fibres

5512.2100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5512.2910.00

Printed

20

5

5512.2990.00

.12, Containing 85% or

20

5

5512.9100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5512.9910.00

Printed

20

5

5512.9990.00

.12, Not printed.

20

5

55.13

Woven fabrics, <85% synthetic staple fibres, with cotton, =<170g/m2

5513.1100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

10

5

5513.1200.00

3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill, of polyester staple fibres

10

5

5513.1300.00

Other woven fabrics of polyester staple fibres

10

5

5513.1900.00

Other woven fabrics

10

5

5513.2100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

20

5

5513.2300.00

Other woven fabrics of polyester staple fibres

20

5

5513.2900.00

Other woven fabrics

20

5

5513.3100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

20

5

5513.3900.00

Other woven fabrics

20

5

5513.4100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

20

5

15

5513.4900.00

Other woven fabrics

20

5

55.14

Woven fabrics, <85% synthetic fibres, mixed with cotton, >170g/m2

5514.1100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

10

5

5514.1200.00

3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill, of polyester staple fibres

10

5

5514.1900.00

Other woven fabrics

10

5

5514.2100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

20

5

5514.2200.00

3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill, of polyester staple fibres

20

5

5514.2300.00

Other woven fabrics of polyester staple fibres

20

5

5514.2900.00

Other woven fabrics

20

5

5514.3000.00

Of yarns of different colours

20

5

5514.4100.00

Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave

20

5

15

5514.4200.00

3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill, of polyester staple fibres

20

5

5514.4300.00

Other woven fabrics of polyester staple fibres

20

5

5514.4900.00

Other woven fabrics

20

5

55.15

Other woven fabrics, <85% synthetic staple fibres

5515.1100.00

Mixed mainly or solely with viscose rayon staple fibres

20

5

5515.1200.00

Mixed mainly or solely with manmade filaments

20

5

5515.1300.00

Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

20

5

5515.1900.00

Other woven fabrics of synthetic staple Other

20

5

5515.2100.00

Mixed mainly or solely with manmade filaments

20

5

5515.2200.00

Mixed mainly or solely with wool or fine animal hair

20

5

5515.2900.00

Other woven fabrics of synthic staple Other

20

5

5515.9100.00

Mixed mainly or solely with manmade filaments

20

5

5515.9900.00

.. Other

20

5



HEADING/
H.S.CODE

DESCRIPTION

SU

ID

VAT

LVY

EXC

55.16

Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibres

5516.1100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5516.1200.00

Dyed

20

5

5516.1300.00

Of yarns of different colours

20

5

5516.1400.00

Printed

20

5

5516.2100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5516.2200.00

Dyed

20

5

5516.2300.00

Of yarns of different colours

20

5

5516.2400.00

Printed

20

5

5516.3100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5516.3200.00

Dyed

20

5

5516.3300.00

Of yarns of different colours

20

5

5516.3400.00

Printed

20

5

5516.4100.00

Unbleached or bleached

10

5

5516.4200.00

Dyed

20

5

5516.4300.00

Of yarns of different colours

20

5

5516.4400.00

Printed

20

5

5516.9100.00

Unbleached or bleached

20

5

5516.9200.00

Dyed

20

5

5516.9300.00

Of yarns of different colours

20

5

5516.9400.00

Printed

20

5