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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

Rare Class Action Lawsuit at CIT Seeks Refunds of Section 232 Duties for All Importers

A class action lawsuit filed at the Court of International Trade Jan. 16 could result in billions of dollars in refunds to all importers that have paid Section 232 tariffs on steel products, though its chances of success are still…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Finds Mexican Pump Assembled With Chinese Motor Subject to Section 301 Duties

A pump assembly assembled in Mexico is subject to Section 301 duties, even though the electric motor that powers the pump is the only Chinese component and all of the other parts are Mexican, CBP said in a recent Subscribe to Read >>

Oil Pipe Producer Files Lawsuit Challenging Section 232 Exclusion Denials on Imported Inputs

A U.S. producer of pipe used in the oil and gas industry filed a lawsuit Jan. 17 challenging the denial of exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel pipe it uses as inputs. Borusan Mannesmann Pipe U.S. says the…Subscribe to Read >>

Court Ruling on AD/CVD Scope Interpretation Could Up Enforcement, Lead to Unwelcome Surprises, Lawyers Say

A recent court decision on CBP’s authority to suspend liquidation of entries it suspects are covered by antidumping and countervailing duties cements the agency’s stance into one of stricter enforcement and could create some headaches for importers of some goods…Subscribe to Read >>

Plastic-Coated Aluminum for Blister Packs Classified as Backed Foil, CIT Says

A plastic-laminated aluminum foil meant for use in blister packaging is classifiable as an aluminum product, not as plastic film, the Court of International Trade said in a decision issued Jan. 3 and publicly released Jan. 10. Though both…Subscribe to Read >>