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Important Update About the Aluminum Licensing Requirement

The United States Department of Commerce has published a notice in the Federal Register responding to comments about the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis (AIM) system and confirming that the stay of the regulations entitled “Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System” will be lifted on June 28, 2021. This means that aluminum import licenses will be required for entries of covered aluminum products beginning on June 28, 2021. For further information, please see Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System: Effective date and Response to Comments in the Federal Register.

If you have any questions, please contact us at aluminum.license@trade.gov

Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System: Effective Date and Response to Comments

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Aluminum Import Licensing
All aluminum imports into the United States require an import license for Customs entry summary. The aluminum import license is an automatic license used for data collection purposes only. Importers and customs brokers use this website to obtain their aluminum licenses prior to completing their Customs entry documentation.
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Aluminum Import Monitor
The Aluminum Import Monitor (AIM) program collects and publishes early warning data about U.S. imports of aluminum products, with aggregate import data available by country of origin, value, volume, and average unit value. Data tables and graphs in ITA’s online U.S. Aluminum Import Monitor are updated on a weekly basis.