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

Imports: Cigars, cigarettes

Cigars, cigarettes, the No. 269 import by value totaled $118.51 million for the month of March, $323.48 million through March of 2019, and $1.41 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Dominican Republic$163.7 M
2Nicaragua$45.43 M
3Mexico$33.2 M
4Canada$21.03 M
5South Korea$19.99 M
6Honduras$17.09 M
7China$5.71 M
8Germany$4.94 M
9Turkey$4.74 M
10Indonesia$2.17 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $323.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $195,732,453
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $24,815,997
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,208,157
4Port Everglades, Fla. $17,598,385
5Miami International Airport $15,164,299
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $9,941,800
7Port of Los Angeles $9,294,646
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $8,314,440
9Port of Newark $5,004,451
10Port of Houston $4,223,550

U.S. imports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 5.18 percent through March to $323.48 million

U.S. imports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 5.18 percent from $307.56 million to $323.48 million through the first three 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 March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 285 for the last full year with a total value of $1.41 billion, a $29.61 million, 2.14 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Nicaragua, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Nicaragua, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Dominican Republic $163,695,643
2Nicaragua $45,429,037
3Mexico $33,196,859
4Canada $21,034,437
5South Korea $19,990,617
6Honduras $17,089,403
7China $5,712,591
8Germany $4,937,138
9Turkey $4,741,118
10Indonesia $2,170,080

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $264,525,044
2Cleveland $38,337,384
3Buffalo $27,451,192
4St. Louis $19,783,791
5Jacksonville/Tampa $16,829,298
6Great Falls, Mont. $11,739,896
7Los Angeles $5,299,772
8Laredo $5,248,411
9Minneapolis $3,608,705
10Wilmington $2,989,167

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Miami rose 19.25 percent compared to last year to $195.73 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 1.05 percent compared to last year to $24.82 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.82 percent compared to last year to $19.21 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 43.1 percent compared to last year to $17.6 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 8.78 percent compared to last year to $15.16 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. imports from No. 1 Dominican Republic increased $17.48 million, 11.95 percent, (50.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $4.32 million, 10.5 percent, (14.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $372,271, 1.11 percent, (10.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $2.87 million, 12.02 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $2.41 million, 13.7 percent, (6.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.59 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $283.35 million of the $323.48 million total.

All totaled, 84.25 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $272.52 million of the $323.48 million total