Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts

Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts, the No. 705 import by value totaled $12.02 million for the month of February, $28.61 million through February of 2020, and $267.1 million for all of 2019, 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$14.64 M
2France$8.14 M
3Spain$1.42 M
4Taiwan$1.25 M
5Mexico$805,263
6Vietnam$497,298
7Indonesia$337,445
8Hong Kong$284,481
9Bulgaria$227,205
10Italy$207,010
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $28.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $8,632,097
2Port of Newark $6,096,830
3Port of Charleston $4,111,253
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,789,124
5Port of Long Beach $1,106,217
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $655,142
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $607,719
8Port Miami $418,584
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $356,129
10Detroit Metropolitan Airport $333,300

U.S. imports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts decreased 35.05 percent through February to $28.61 million

U.S. imports of Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts decreased 35.05 percent from $44.05 million to $28.61 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 705 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 615 for the last full year with a total value of $267.1 million, a $3.94 million, 1.46 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $14,636,732
2France $8,143,975
3Spain $1,421,422
4Taiwan $1,246,561
5Mexico $805,263
6Vietnam $497,298
7Indonesia $337,445
8Hong Kong $284,481
9Bulgaria $227,205
10Italy $207,010

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,768,847
2Charleston $4,227,598
3New York City $3,865,484
4Atlanta/Savannah $3,055,554
5Cleveland $871,970
6Chicago $693,152
7Laredo $622,692
8Miami $368,134
9San Francisco $271,866
10El Paso $221,463

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 33.59 percent compared to last year to $8.63 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.86 percent compared to last year to $6.1 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 61.55 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.87 percent compared to last year to $3.79 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 7.13 percent compared to last year to $1.11 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 decreased $6.12 million, 29.49 percent, (51.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $6.38 million, 43.93 percent, (28.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $479,640, 25.23 percent, (4.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $225,093, 15.3 percent, (4.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $2.52 million, 75.82 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.77 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $26.25 million of the $28.61 million total.

All totaled, 82.97 percent of all these Cigarette lighters, other lighters, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $23.74 million of the $28.61 million total