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

Imports: Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts

Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts, the No. 613 import by value totaled $26.64 million for the month of July, $166.39 million through July of 2019, and $271.04 million 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
1China$70.77 M
2France$60.79 M
3Mexico$13.63 M
4Spain$8.23 M
5Taiwan$4.91 M
6Thailand$1.73 M
7Italy$1.45 M
8Vietnam$1.06 M
9Hong Kong$808,905
10Japan$794,943
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $166.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $44,909,571
2Port of Charleston $44,588,890
3Port of Newark $26,339,522
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,197,017
5Port Laredo $11,802,206
6Port of Long Beach $4,071,158
7Port Miami $2,891,508
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,511,408
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,243,764
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,247,973

U.S. imports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts increased 10.94 percent through July to $166.39 million

U.S. imports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts increased 10.94 percent from $149.98 million to $166.39 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 613 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 635 for the last full year with a total value of $271.04 million, a $1.06 million, 0.39 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, 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 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Italy. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $70,772,936
2France $60,788,602
3Mexico $13,627,690
4Spain $8,234,228
5Taiwan $4,912,172
6Thailand $1,728,454
7Italy $1,447,742
8Vietnam $1,062,745
9Hong Kong $808,905
10Japan $794,943

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $24,110,876
2Charleston $22,352,947
3New York City $17,036,150
4Atlanta/Savannah $7,212,274
5Laredo $5,376,989
6Chicago $3,730,851
7Cleveland $2,839,241
8Seattle $944,005
9El Paso $733,568
10Miami $727,988

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.86 percent compared to last year to $44.91 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 5.93 percent compared to last year to $44.59 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.85 percent compared to last year to $26.34 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 91.08 percent compared to last year to $16.2 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 30.08 percent compared to last year to $11.8 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 $7.11 million, 11.17 percent, (42.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $554,778, 0.9 percent, (36.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $2.95 million, 27.58 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $4.54 million, 122.88 percent, (4.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $3.12 million, 173.76 percent, (2.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.16 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $158.34 million of the $166.39 million total.

All totaled, 86.45 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $143.84 million of the $166.39 million total