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Industry Monitoring and Analysis


Feature of the Month

The Aluminum Import Monitor (AIM) has incorporated licensing data. 

The AIM monitor now incorporates and reports aggregate level licensing data on imports of covered aluminum products. This data is provided for two months ahead of the official Census monthly release alongside the existing Census trade data. These data are displayed in each of the four monthly tabs in the monitor and within those tabs, in each graphic and table. New licensing data will be updated each Thursday as well as on days when there is a Census release.

Industry Monitoring and Analysis (IMAU) 

Industry Monitoring and Analysis administers the Department’s import licensing programs and the publicly available import monitoring systems.  Since more than half of the on-going U.S. trade remedy actions involve an aluminum or steel product, there is significant interest in following timely imports into the large U.S. market.   This site provides stakeholders with valuable information about both the aluminum and steel industry trends with a focus on U.S. imports.  The information regarding these industries is provided from both a domestic (U.S.) and global perspective to enable stakeholders to make informed decisions about trends in these industries.  Through interactive aluminum and steel import monitors stakeholders can track near current trends for imports for these industries.  We also provide several steel industry reports with unique data visualizations that provide insights into the industry performance both domestically and globally.

Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis
Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis
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(202) 482-1004                                  (202) 482-2105