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Request for Information on Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System

Commerce is seeking additional comments from the public on potential improvements or changes to the Aluminum Import Monitor (AIM) system.

Interested persons and organizations are invited to submit formal comments on any issue, notification or topic related to the AIM system on or before March 1, 2023 here.

Global Aluminum Trade Monitor 

This monitor aggregates global aluminum trade data from the largest aluminum producing countries, covering the top exporters and importers. It allows users to create custom data visualizations for seven standard aggregate aluminum product categories and provides greater insight into changes in global market conditions. 

The Aluminum Import Monitoring team will offer a virtual demo of the newly released Global Aluminum Trade Monitor on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 2 pm EST.

Please contact for a reminder email for the demo or join the live demo here

Live Demo of GATM Feb. 9, 2023 at 2 pm EST

Other aluminum pages

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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 Trade Monitors
Commerce publishes: (1) the U.S. Aluminum Import Monitor, which combines data from Census and import licenses and is updated weekly; (2) the Country of Most Recent Cast Dashboard with information on the country where imported aluminum products were most recently cast; (3) the Country of Smelt Dashboard with information on the country where the primary aluminum was smelted; and (4) the Global Aluminum Trade Monitor.
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Aluminum Reports
ITA's reports provide information on aluminum trade and state of the U.S. aluminum industry.
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