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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Cigars, cigarettes

Cigars, cigarettes, the No. 269 export by value totaled $69.45 million for the month of July, $523.61 million through July of 2019, and $1.09 billion for all of 2018, 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$472.92 M
2Mexico$7.65 M
3United Arab Emirates$4.84 M
4Honduras$4.04 M
5Panama$3.67 M
6Russia$3.22 M
7Dominican Republic$2.57 M
8The Netherlands$2.29 M
9Sierra Leone$2.17 M
10Jamaica$1.86 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $523.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $470,919,686
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,070,984
3Port of Houston $6,776,586
4Port Miami $5,786,374
5Port Everglades, Fla. $5,532,455
6Port of New York $4,363,043
7Port Laredo $3,121,397
8Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $2,315,822
9Port of Virginia $1,928,414
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,451,050

U.S. exports of Cigars, cigarettes decreased 9.80 percent through July to $523.61 million

U.S. exports of Cigars, cigarettes decreased 9.80 percent from $580.48 million to $523.61 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 269 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 258 for the last full year with a total value of $1.09 billion, a $192 million, 21.32 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $472,915,388
2Mexico $7,650,594
3United Arab Emirates $4,842,747
4Honduras $4,038,503
5Panama $3,666,113
6Russia $3,223,903
7Dominican Republic $2,568,102
8The Netherlands $2,286,956
9Sierra Leone $2,172,552
10Jamaica $1,864,115

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $285,981,925
2Miami $9,272,956
3Atlanta/Savannah $4,790,080
4New York City $3,529,762
5Houston $3,016,912
6Los Angeles $1,169,941
7Laredo $1,085,757
8Norfolk $989,635
9El Paso $833,626
10San Diego $828,881

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 12.21 percent compared to last year to $470.92 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 102.46 percent compared to last year to $12.07 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 138.87 percent compared to last year to $6.78 million.
  • Port Miami rose 11.42 percent compared to last year to $5.79 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 6.02 percent compared to last year to $5.53 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 decreased $65.39 million, 12.15 percent, (90.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.32 million, 43.6 percent, (1.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $672,091, 16.11 percent, (0.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Honduras increased $355,365, 9.65 percent, (0.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama decreased $56,532, 1.52 percent, (0.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.18 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $493.11 million of the $523.61 million total.

All totaled, 95.7 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $501.09 million of the $523.61 million total