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

Imports: Cigarette paper

Cigarette paper, the No. 687 import by value totaled $16.77 million for the month of August, $136.32 million through August of 2019, and $193.73 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
1France$27.83 M
2Indonesia$24.62 M
3Canada$16.28 M
4Austria$12.58 M
5Spain$11.82 M
6Philippines$9.79 M
7Finland$8.08 M
8Brazil$6.98 M
9Czech Republic$4.01 M
10Dominican Republic$3.03 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $136.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $30,610,379
2Port of Los Angeles $27,432,870
3Port of Charleston $19,356,811
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,410,621
5Port of Newark $11,329,390
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,974,096
7Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $4,099,996
8Port of Long Beach $3,112,702
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,332,519
10Port of Houston $1,996,964

U.S. imports of Cigarette paper increased 6.20 percent through August to $136.32 million

U.S. imports of Cigarette paper increased 6.20 percent from $128.37 million to $136.32 million through the first eight 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 687 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 706 for the last full year with a total value of $193.73 million, a $19.67 million, 11.30 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $27,826,184
2Indonesia $24,621,287
3Canada $16,278,336
4Austria $12,581,246
5Spain $11,816,665
6Philippines $9,792,869
7Finland $8,083,155
8Brazil $6,980,421
9Czech Republic $4,006,171
10Dominican Republic $3,032,905

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $15,180,369
2Charleston $9,907,096
3Phoenix/Nogales $8,051,991
4Detroit $6,829,260
5Chicago $6,105,734
6New York City $3,682,169
7Los Angeles $2,287,141
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,247,229
9Portland, Maine $1,838,506
10Cleveland $1,455,459

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia fell 14.69 percent compared to last year to $30.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40.4 percent compared to last year to $27.43 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 19.48 percent compared to last year to $19.36 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.47 percent compared to last year to $14.41 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.87 percent compared to last year to $11.33 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 France decreased $6.29 million, 18.43 percent, (20.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $14.28 million, 138.2 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $1.31 million, 8.77 percent, (11.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria decreased $3.68 million, 22.64 percent, (9.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $202,099, 1.68 percent, (8.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.31 percent of all these Cigarette paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $93.12 million of the $136.32 million total.

All totaled, 75.66 percent of all these Cigarette paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $103.14 million of the $136.32 million total