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Section IX - Chapter 46
Manufactures of Straw, of Esparto or of Other Plaiting Materials; Basketware and Wickerwork
Notes
1. In this chapter the expression "plaiting materials" means materials in a state or form suitable for plaiting, interlacing or similar processes; it includes straw, osier or willow, bamboos, rattans, rushes, reeds, strips of wood, strips of other vegetable m aterial (for example, strips of bark, narrow leaves and raffia or other strips obtained from broad leaves), unspun natural textile fibers, monofilament and strip and the like of plastics and strips of paper, but not strips of leather or composition leather or of felt or nonwovens, human hair, horsehair, textile rovings or yarns, or monofilament and strip and the like of chapter 54.
2. This chapter does not cover:
(a). Wall coverings of heading 4814;
(b). Twine, cordage, ropes or cables, plaited or not (heading 5607);
(c). Footwear or headgear or parts thereof of chapter 64 or 65;
(d). Vehicles and bodies for vehicles of basketware (chapter 87); or
(e). Articles of chapter 94 (for example, furniture, lamps and lighting fittings).
3. For the purposes of heading 4601, the expression "plaiting materials, plaits and similar products of plaiting materials, bound together in parallel strands" means plaiting materials, plaits and similar products of plaiting materials, placed side by side an d bound together, in the form of sheets, whether or not the binding materials are of spun textile materials.

Schedule B No. and Headings Commodity Description Unit of Quantity Second Quantity
46 Manufactures of Straw, of Esparto or of Other Plaiting Materials; Basketware and Wickerwork
46.01 - Plaits and similar products of plaiting materials, whether or not assembled into strips; plaiting materials, plaits and similar products of plaiting materials, bound together in parallel strands or woven, in sheet form, whether or not being finished arti cles (for example, mats, matting and screens):
- - Mats, matting and screens of vegetable materials:
4601.21.0000 - - - Of bamboo X
4601.22.0000 - - - Of rattan X
4601.29.0000 - - - Other X
- - Other:
4601.92.0000 - - - Of bamboo X
4601.93.0000 - - - Of rattan X
4601.94.0000 - - - Of other vegetable materials X
4601.99 - - - Other:
4601.99.0500 - - - - Plaits and similar products of plaiting, whether or not assembled into strips X
4601.99.9000 - - - - Other X
46.02 - Basketwork, wickerwork and other articles, made directly to shape from plaiting materials or made up from articles of heading 4601; articles of loofah:
- - Of vegetable materials:
4602.11.0000 - - - Of bamboo X
4602.12.0000 - - - Of rattan X
4602.19.0000 - - - Other X
4602.90.0000 - - Other X

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Foreign Trade | ftdwebm 7;ster@census.gov |  Last Revised: April 11, 2012