Notes to the CHAPTER 57
CARPETS AND OTHER TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS
- 1. For the purposes of this chapter, the term "carpets and other textile floor coverings" means floor coverings in which textile materials serve as the exposed surface of the article when in use and includes articles having the characteristics of textile floor coverings but intended for use for other purposes.
- 2. This chapter does not cover floor-covering underlays.
- 1. For the purposes of applying the maximum rate of duty provided for in respect of carpets, carpeting and rugs of subheading 57011090, the dutiable surface shall not include the heading, the selvedges and the fringes.