Total Trade: $1.09 billion
|1||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$1,014,581,702|
|2||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$13,166,432|
|3||Port Everglades, Fla.||$9,879,419|
|5||Port of Houston||$6,910,020|
|6||Port of Charleston||$3,957,269|
|7||Port of New York||$3,764,487|
|9||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$2,806,541|
|10||San Ysidro / Tijuana Border Crossing, Calif.||$2,672,036|
U.S. exports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 21.32 percent through December to $1.09 billion
U.S. exports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 21.32 percent from $900.4 million to $1.09 billion in 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 245 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 263 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 December 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.
|4||United Arab Emirates||$8,235,528|
January – December 2018
|3||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$7,031,390|
|7||LOS ANGELES, CA||$1,608,272|
|8||SAN DIEGO, CA||$1,302,614|
|9||SAN JUAN, PR||$1,257,822|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 27.82 percent compared to last year to $1.01 billion.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.76 percent compared to last year to $13.17 million.
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 14.84 percent compared to last year to $9.88 million.
- Port Miami rose 14.99 percent compared to last year to $8.81 million.
- Port of Houston fell 1.81 percent compared to last year to $6.91 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 $221.41 million, 27.79 percent, (93.21 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Russia increased $1.31 million, 15.4 percent, (0.9 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.34 million, 13.61 percent, (0.78 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $3.11 million, 60.73 percent, (0.75 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama decreased $4.74 million, 40.66 percent, (0.63 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 96.27 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.09 billion total.
All totaled, 96.43 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.09 billion total