What HTS codes cover denim imports into US?

Normally denim is referred to by the most common HTS Code 520942 .
However, the Category 225 for imports of Denim into USA, contains many more HTS codes which are used to determine the aggregate imports of Denim there. Have a look :

HTS CODE DESCRIPTION
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5209.42.0020 WOV FAB GT=85% COT GT 200 & LT=360 G/M2 YR D C B
5209.42.0040 WOV FAB GT=85% COT GT 360 G/M2 YR DF CL BLUE DENIM
5211.42.0020 WV FB CT LT 85% CT MX MMF (200-360 G/M2)
5211.42.0040 WOV FAB GT 360M/G2 LT 85% CT MX MMF YDF BLUE DENIM
5212.24.6020 OTH WOV FAB COT GT 200G/M2 YDC LT 36% W/FAH DENIM
5512.19.0010 WV FB SYN GT=85% SYN GT=85% PLY OTH BLUE DENIM
5512.29.0010 WV FB SYN ST GT=85% SYN GT=85% A/M OTH-BLUE DENIM
5512.99.0010 WOV FAB SYN STAPLE GT=85% SYN STAPLE FIB NESOI
5514.30.3210 WV FB SY LT 85% M C GT 170G/M2 YDC 3-4T PSF BLU DENIM
5514.30.3910 WV FB SY LT 85% M C GT 170G/M2 YDC OT WV FB BL DENIM
5514.32.0010* WV FB SY SF170G/M2 YDC 3-4T PSF BLUE DENIM
5514.39.0010* WV FB SY SF170G/M2 YDC OT WV FB BL DENIM
5515.11.0010 OTH WOV FAB SYN PLY S F M VIS RAY S F BLUE DENIM
5515.19.0010 OTH WOV FAB SYN PLY ST FIB OTHER S F BLUE DENIM
5515.29.0010 OTH WOV FAB SYN AC/MA ST FB OTHER BLUE DENIM
5515.99.0010* OTH WOVEN FAB OF SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBERS O BLUE DENIM
5515.99.9010 OTH WOVEN FAB OF SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBERS O BLUE DENIM
5516.43.0010 WOV FAB LT 85% ART ST FB MX M/S COT YDF BLUE DENIM
5516.93.0010 WOV FAB ARTIF STP FIB OTH YR DIF CLRS BLUE DENIM

I was also not really aware that so many HTS CATEGORIES (19!)do cover denim imports into US. A good revelation….

  1. Dear ALL,

    I believe, some more HTS are worth looking at with cross reference to the Material being imported with all its attributes and values / vice versa
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    5211:
    Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 percent by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with man-made fibers, weighing more than 200 g/m2
    5209:
    Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 percent or more by weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2
    6204:
    Women’s or girls’ suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear)
    6203:
    Men’s or boys’ suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear)
    5516:
    Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers
    5514:
    Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibers, containing less than 85 percent by weight of such fibers, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight exceeding 170 g/m2
    6202:
    Women’s or girls’ overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including ski-jackets), windbreakers and similar articles (including padded, sleeveless jackets), other than those of heading 6204
    6201:
    Men’s or boys’ overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including ski-jackets), windbreakers and similar articles (including padded, sleeveless jackets), other than those of heading 6203
    5515:
    Other woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibers
    5512:
    Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibers, containing 85 percent or more by weight of synthetic staple fibers
    5212:
    Other woven fabrics of cotton
    5311.00:
    Woven fabrics of other vegetable textile fibers; woven fabrics of paper yarn

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