1471.4 Affidavit of manufacturers of pima cotton shirts.§ 1471.4 Affidavit of manufacturers of pima cotton shirts.
(a) In general. In addition to applicable information requirements in § 1471.1, an affidavit of a manufacturer that is a producer of men's and boys' pima cotton shirts must be an affidavit provided annually by an officer of the manufacturer which affirms the following information
(1) During the calendar year immediately preceding the payment, the manufacturer used imported pima cotton fabric to cut and sew men's and boys' pima cotton shirts in the U.S.;
(2) During the prior calendar year, the dollar value of imported woven pima cotton shirting fabric of 80s or higher count and 2-ply in warp purchased and used by the manufacturer to cut and sew men's and boys' woven pima cotton shirts in the U.S.;
(3) The manufacturer continues to maintain invoices and other supporting documentation (such as price lists and other technical descriptions of the fabric qualities) showing the dollar value of such fabric purchased, the date of purchase, and evidencing the fabric as woven pima cotton fabric of 80s or higher count and 2-ply in warp; and
(4) The imported pima cotton fabric purchased in the calendar year immediately preceding the payment was suitable for use in the manufacturing of men's and boys' cotton shirts.
(b) Date of purchase. For purposes of the affidavit under paragraph (a) of this section, the date of purchase shall be the invoice date, and the dollar value shall be determined excluding duty, shipping, and insurance.[80 FR 12327, Mar. 9, 2015, as amended at 85 FR 6420, Feb. 5, 2020]