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Share your views: Public consultations on the potential collection and publication of country of smelt and cast information for aluminum imports under Canada’s Aluminum Import Monitoring Program

Current status: Open

Opened on May 21, 2024, and will close on June 28, 2024.

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is seeking input on the potential collection and publication of country of smelt and cast (CSC) information for select aluminum imports. This includes the usefulness of the information, the definition of CSC, the proposed method to collect the information, and overall impacts on stakeholders.

Purpose of consultation

Through the Aluminum Import Monitoring Program, GAC monitors imports of select aluminum products and collects import data under General Import Permit (GIP) No. 83. GAC is seeking stakeholder feedback on potential requirements for aluminum importers to provide information on the CSC, as an additional condition of using GIP No. 83. Importers would need to provide:

  1. The country of largest smelt;
  2. The country of second largest smelt; and
  3. The country of most recent cast.

Who should participate?

GAC invites participation and comments from the public and stakeholders including from:

It is important to have diverse views represented through this consultation process. Stakeholder feedback will assist GAC in the administration of the Aluminum Import Monitoring Program.

Please read the privacy notice statement carefully prior to sending a written submission.

How to participate?

To participate in the consultation, interested parties are encouraged to review the background information and provide feedback through the online questionnaire.

Please contact us if you are unable to access the online questionnaire.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this consultations process, please contact us directly at:

Additional information

Participants are encouraged to review the background information.

Contact us

Non-Supply Managed Trade Controls (TNC)
Global Affairs Canada

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