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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Cigars, cigarettes

Cigars, cigarettes, the No. 252 export by value totaled $97.02 million for the month of October, $873.52 million through October of 2018, and $900.4 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

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$812.75 M
2Russia$7.7 M
3Mexico$7.43 M
4United Arab Emirates$6.73 M
5Panama$6.03 M
6Dominican Republic$4.03 M
7Honduras$3.73 M
8Vietnam$2.46 M
9South Korea$2.17 M
10Japan$1.88 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $873.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $809,637,144
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,545,649
3Port Everglades, Fla. $8,213,288
4Port Miami $6,399,883
5Port of Houston $5,280,454
6Port of Charleston $3,863,476
7Port of New York $3,753,267
8Port Laredo $3,505,798
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,651,578
10San Ysidro / Tijuana Border Crossing, Calif. $2,378,277

U.S. exports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 21.53 percent through October to $873.52 million

U.S. exports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 21.53 percent from $718.76 million to $873.52 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 252 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 277 for the last full year with a total value of $900.4 million, a $82.67 million, 8.41 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Panama. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Panama, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $812,754,164
2Russia $7,703,012
3Mexico $7,426,763
4United Arab Emirates $6,728,989
5Panama $6,030,672
6Dominican Republic $4,028,079
7Honduras $3,728,889
8Vietnam $2,457,199
9South Korea $2,165,229
10Japan $1,875,551

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $81,037,367
2Miami $4,427,467
3New York City $3,504,475
4Houston $1,375,396
5Atlanta/Savannah $996,403
6Laredo $962,635
7Los Angeles $772,497
8San Juan $628,911
9San Diego $535,122
10El Paso $474,593

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 29.67 percent compared to last year to $809.64 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.71 percent compared to last year to $9.55 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 20.91 percent compared to last year to $8.21 million.
  • Port Miami rose 7.95 percent compared to last year to $6.4 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 23.11 percent compared to last year to $5.28 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 Canada increased $185.73 million, 29.62 percent, (93.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Russia decreased $49,899, 0.64 percent, (0.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $653,024, 8.08 percent, (0.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $2.67 million, 65.93 percent, (0.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama decreased $5.27 million, 46.62 percent, (0.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.24 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $840.64 million of the $873.52 million total.

All totaled, 96.06 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $839.08 million of the $873.52 million total