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Industry Import Monitoring and Licensing

Global Steel Trade

Global Steel Trade

SIMA Feature:

The SIMA team recently released changes to its improved Global Steel Trade Monitor (GSTM). To broaden the coverage of industry trends, SIMA added reverse trade flows for four countries (Iran, Russia, UAE, and Vietnam), an export and import comparison tab to better align with global trade trends, and improved visuals for user navigation efficiency.  

For reporting requirements under the SIMA system, please refer to SIMA FAQ’s and other reference materials on our website, including our updated SIMA One Page Summary

SIMA Contact Information:

Please feel free to reach out to us by email at or by phone at (202) 482-2105 with any questions or concerns.  

Global Steel Trade Monitor
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Explore U.S. Steel Data

The U.S. Steel Import Monitor is an interactive tool designed to showcase and visualize U.S. Census and early warning license import data.

Other steel pages

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Import Licensing
All steel mill imports into the United States require an import license for Customs entry summary. The steel import license is an automatic license used for data collection purposes only. Importers and customs brokers use this website to obtain their steel licenses prior to completing their Customs entry documentation.
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Steel Reports
ITA’s reports provide detailed data on steel trade and the current state of the U.S. steel industry. The country reports focuses on trade trends for the top steel importing and exporting countries, along with production, consumption, and steel trade remedy information.
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Steel Trade Monitors
Commerce publishes: (1) the U.S. Steel Import Monitor combines data from Census and import licenses, updated weekly; (2) the Global Steel Trade Monitor shows trends for top steel trading countries; (3) the Steel Export Monitor shows public U.S. steel export data; (4) the Melt and Pour Dashboard displays country of melt and pour data collected from SIMA's licensing application data. and (5) the Downstream Steel Monitor shows U.S. imports/exports of steel-containing products.
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Discover the extraction, manufacturing, service, and knowledge-based industries, sectors, and sub-sectors that drive the global economy.
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Current AD/CVD Proceedings
Find information on current AD/CVD Investigations, Orders and Suspension Agreements.

Please note that the IMAU monitors are used for statistical purposes only.