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

Imports: Cigarette paper

Cigarette paper, the No. 705 import by value totaled $17.48 million for the month of October, $160.23 million through October of 2018, and $174.05 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
1France$41.44 M
2Austria$19.58 M
3Canada$18.44 M
4Spain$15.27 M
5Indonesia$14.14 M
6Finland$13.94 M
7Philippines$11.85 M
8Brazil$8.27 M
9Czech Republic$4.91 M
10Italy$2.59 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $160.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $43,956,731
2Port of Charleston $29,470,730
3Port of Los Angeles $24,860,013
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,914,330
5Port of Newark $14,595,326
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,834,492
7Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $4,132,936
8Port of New York $2,092,485
9Port of Houston $2,052,460
10Port Miami $2,048,380

U.S. imports of Cigarette paper increased 10.44 percent through October to $160.23 million

U.S. imports of Cigarette paper increased 10.44 percent from $145.09 million to $160.23 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 705 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 711 for the last full year with a total value of $174.05 million, a $567,766, 0.33 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Indonesia. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Spain. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $41,438,054
2Austria $19,579,061
3Canada $18,440,442
4Spain $15,274,854
5Indonesia $14,136,291
6Finland $13,944,030
7Philippines $11,848,410
8Brazil $8,274,929
9Czech Republic $4,908,943
10Italy $2,585,579

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $6,861,512
2Charleston $5,247,387
3Phoenix/Nogales $3,885,179
4Detroit $3,466,037
5New York City $1,879,067
6Chicago $1,720,005
7Cleveland $1,113,508
8Portland, Maine $854,230
9Atlanta/Savannah $751,242
10Miami $614,042

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 Virginia rose 4.37 percent compared to last year to $43.96 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 14.82 percent compared to last year to $29.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 31.84 percent compared to last year to $24.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.66 percent compared to last year to $16.91 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 22.64 percent compared to last year to $14.6 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 increased $8.8 million, 26.98 percent, (25.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria decreased $887,166, 4.33 percent, (12.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $257,260, 1.41 percent, (11.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $2.06 million, 15.55 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $4.58 million, 47.9 percent, (8.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.94 percent of all these Cigarette paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $108.87 million of the $160.23 million total.

All totaled, 81 percent of all these Cigarette paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $129.8 million of the $160.23 million total