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Biography for Brian Feito

Brian Feito, Deputy Managing Editor, is a reporter for International Trade Today and its sister publications Export Compliance Daily and Trade Law Daily. A licensed customs broker who spent time at the Department of Commerce calculating antidumping and countervailing duties, 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

CBP Set to Test 3 Potential MID Replacements Beginning Late Spring, Agency Official Says

CBP plans to begin a pilot in late spring 2022 to test potential new global business identifiers to replace its much-maligned manufacturer/shipper identifier (MID) (see 1712080041), said James Byram, executive director of CBP’s Trade Transformation Office, July 22 at CBP’s…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Set to Add Forced Labor Section to Annual Trade Compliance Letter, Restarts CTPAT Enforcement

As CBP moves toward implementation of a forced labor component in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Trade Compliance program, still hoped for by the end of September (see 2106250045), the agency is working to flesh out what will be required…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Expanding Forced Labor Enforcement Staff, Set for Improved Outreach, Tracing Techs

CBP is in the process of setting up a second investigations branch in its forced labor division, putting to use additional forced labor funding budgeted by Congress for 2021, said Therese Randazzo, director of the agency’s forced labor division, during…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP's 21st Century Task Force Looking at Statutory Changes to Support 'Reimagined Entry'

The 21st Century Customs Framework task force is looking at changes to CBP’s entry statute and legal provisions on administrative exemptions that would support a reimagined entry process that could bring unprecedented benefits for both enforcement and trade facilitation, agency…Subscribe to Read >>

Accumulation of Costs From Non-Originating Materials Allowed for USMCA RVC Calcs, CBP Says

Accumulation of production costs from non-originating intermediate goods is allowed under USMCA for regional value content calculations, just like it was under NAFTA, CBP said. In a recently released ruling requested by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), CBP found the…Subscribe to Read >>