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

Imports: Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts

Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts, the No. 632 import by value totaled $27.05 million for the month of October, $223.57 million through October of 2018, and $272.11 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$95.85 M
2France$89.39 M
3Mexico$16.45 M
4Spain$6.1 M
5Taiwan$3.32 M
6Italy$2.25 M
7Thailand$1.79 M
8Vietnam$1.69 M
9Hong Kong$1.17 M
10Germany$1.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $223.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $71,100,703
2Port of Los Angeles $56,521,726
3Port of Newark $30,504,056
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,734,958
5Port Laredo $13,780,874
6Port of Long Beach $5,372,798
7Port of New York $3,670,234
8Port Miami $3,453,991
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,984,119
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,221,461

U.S. imports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts increased 1.08 percent through October to $223.57 million

U.S. imports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts increased 1.08 percent from $221.19 million to $223.57 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 632 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 612 for the last full year with a total value of $272.11 million, a $32.59 million, 13.61 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $95,851,161
2France $89,389,219
3Mexico $16,452,520
4Spain $6,096,750
5Taiwan $3,320,536
6Italy $2,252,337
7Thailand $1,787,568
8Vietnam $1,691,195
9Hong Kong $1,174,598
10Germany $1,174,575

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,868,221
2Charleston $9,157,105
3New York City $8,407,226
4Atlanta/Savannah $2,560,512
5Laredo $2,366,582
6Chicago $1,179,512
7Cleveland $1,114,133
8Seattle $566,568
9Miami $407,375
10El Paso $380,816

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:

  • Port of Charleston fell 13.76 percent compared to last year to $71.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.31 percent compared to last year to $56.52 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.16 percent compared to last year to $30.5 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.17 percent compared to last year to $15.73 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 40.21 percent compared to last year to $13.78 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 China increased $19.56 million, 25.64 percent, (42.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $15.29 million, 14.61 percent, (39.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $4.25 million, 34.84 percent, (7.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $2.1 million, 25.64 percent, (2.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $2.34 million, 41.3 percent, (1.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.43 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $211.11 million of the $223.57 million total.

All totaled, 83.93 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $187.64 million of the $223.57 million total