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On December 23, 2020 the International Trade Administration (ITA) at Commerce, published in the Federal Register a final rule [Docket No. 201014-0270] that adopts the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis (AIM) system by promulgating new regulations (19 C.F.R. Part 361) that establish a website for the AIM system that consists of an online aluminum import license application platform and public AIM monitor; require importers, customs brokers or their agents to apply for and obtain an import license for each entry of certain aluminum products into the United States through the AIM system website; require license applicants to identify, among other requirements, the country or countries where the largest and the second largest volume of primary aluminum used in the manufacture of the imported aluminum product was smelted (subject to certain exceptions) and the country where the aluminum product was most recently cast; allow for the public release of certain import license data on an aggregate basis, as appropriate, on the public AIM monitor; and apply the license requirement to all imports of basic aluminum products. Further, Commerce is adopting the aluminum import license application form in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Lastly, Commerce is notifying parties that, after the AIM system is in place, Commerce will seek additional comment from parties on potential improvements or changes to the system in a subsequent notice. The final rule is effective January 25, 2021.