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Biography for Brian Feito

Brian Feito, Deputy Managing Editor, is a reporter for International Trade Today and its sister publication Export Compliance Daily. A licensed customs broker, Brian covers a wide range of subjects including customs and trade-facing product regulation, the courts, antidumping and countervailing duties and Mexico and the European Union. Brian is a graduate of the University of Florida and George Mason University. He joined the staff of Warren Communications News in 2012.

Recent Articles by Brian Feito

Complex Section 301 Tariffs on EU Create Tariff Engineering, Supply Chain Opportunities for Importers, KPMG Says

Importers of goods from the European Union need to be particularly careful about the complicated web of country coverage and exceptions under Section 301 tariffs that began in October, according to KPMG trade consultants speaking during a webinar on Nov…Subscribe to Read >>

CIT Finds Fault With Additional Section 232 Tariffs on Steel From Turkey, Denies Move to Dismiss Case

Increased Section 232 duties on steel products from Turkey may be invalid or even unconstitutional, the Court of International Trade said in a Nov. 15 decision. Denying the government’s motion to dismiss an importer's challenge of the 50 percent…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Finds Auto Parts Importer May Use Reconciliation to Adjust Value Based on Commodity Price Formula

An automotive importer may use reconciliation to adjust the value of its entries for quarterly surcharges that account for commodity prices of the metals used in imported auto parts, CBP said in a ruling issued Oct. 22. The surcharges can…Subscribe to Read >>

CIT Overturns Ruling That Cedar Shakes and Shingles Are Subject to Canada Softwood Lumber Duties

The Court of International Trade on Nov. 13 overturned a Commerce Department scope ruling that found cedar shingles and shakes are subject to antidumping and countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada. The court said Commerce needed to explain…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Developing New Risk Models to Address AD/CVD Collections Issues, but More Action Needed, GAO Says

CBP has taken some steps toward addressing a shortfall in antidumping and countervailing duty collections, but will need to continue to strengthen its collection process and implement a risk model for bonding that is currently in development to fully address…Subscribe to Read >>