Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts

Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts, the No. 690 export by value totaled $7.42 million for the month of October, $104.01 million through October of 2018, and $98.61 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$29.75 M
2Canada$15.54 M
3South Korea$11.17 M
4Mexico$9.1 M
5Japan$7.16 M
6Thailand$5.27 M
7Hong Kong$4.62 M
8United Kingdom$2.93 M
9The Netherlands$2.84 M
10Germany$2.66 M
Data loading...
January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $104.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $26,632,452
2Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $22,333,952
3Port of Los Angeles $9,197,988
4Port Laredo $6,942,440
5Port of New York $6,187,721
6Port of Long Beach $4,696,083
7Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport $4,683,225
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,370,479
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,896,966
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,728,916

U.S. exports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts increased 29.31 percent through October to $104.01 million

U.S. exports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts increased 29.31 percent from $80.44 million to $104.01 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 690 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 742 for the last full year with a total value of $98.61 million, a $26 million, 20.86 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $29,750,295
2Canada $15,538,541
3South Korea $11,173,259
4Mexico $9,100,804
5Japan $7,163,208
6Thailand $5,266,208
7Hong Kong $4,619,403
8United Kingdom $2,933,293
9The Netherlands $2,841,996
10Germany $2,658,069

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,329,530
2Washington, D.C. $3,659,419
3Buffalo $3,286,080
4New York City $2,015,158
5Cleveland $1,749,339
6Laredo $1,245,936
7Duluth, Minn. $578,012
8Detroit $462,672
9Low Value Shipments $450,397
10Dallas $343,845

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 139.01 percent compared to last year to $26.63 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 14.03 percent compared to last year to $22.33 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 82.98 percent compared to last year to $9.2 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 19.23 percent compared to last year to $6.94 million.
  • Port of New York rose 6.86 percent compared to last year to $6.19 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 China increased $8.49 million, 39.91 percent, (28.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $358,287, 2.25 percent, (14.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $7.72 million, 223.24 percent, (10.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $1.96 million, 27.52 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $2.7 million, 60.65 percent, (6.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.92 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $72.73 million of the $104.01 million total.

All totaled, 68.54 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $71.29 million of the $104.01 million total