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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

Doorknobs With Keyed, Thumbturn Locks Classifiable as Doorknobs, CIT Says

Doorknobs with keyed, thumbturn locks are classifiable as knobs, not locks, in the tariff schedule, the Court of International Trade said in a March 26 decision that was publicly released April 2. After being directed by the U.S. Court…Subscribe to Read >>

New Lawsuit Challenges Now-Lifted Section 232 Tariffs on Aluminum From Canada and Mexico

An importer has filed suit at the Court of International Trade, challenging the now-lifted Section 232 tariffs on aluminum products from Canada and Mexico. Koch Supply & Trading says that President Donald Trump violated the timelines in Section 232 when…Subscribe to Read >>

APHIS to Enforce Lacey Act Requirements on 29 Additional Subheadings in October

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will begin enforcing Lacey Act import declaration requirements on 29 new tariff lines on Oct. 1, 2020, it said in a notice. Products newly covered by the Lacey At requirements include essential…Subscribe to Read >>

Commerce Expands Coverage of Steel Import Licensing Program

The Commerce Department is proposing to expand steel import licensing requirements to cover more steel products and require more information to be submitted to obtain the licenses, it said. The agency’s proposed rule would also indefinitely extend the expiration…Subscribe to Read >>

President Can Modify Section 232 Tariffs at Any Time, DOJ Says in Motion to Dismiss Derivatives Challenge

The president has the authority to modify Section 232 tariffs after their initial implementation, and acted within that authority when he issued new tariffs on aluminum and steel “derivatives” that took effect in February, the Justice Department said in a…Subscribe to Read >>