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

Imports: Cigars, cigarettes

Cigars, cigarettes, the No. 262 import by value totaled $102.51 million for the month of December, $1.41 billion through December of 2018, and $1.38 billion 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
1Dominican Republic$698.53 M
2Nicaragua$204.38 M
3Mexico$154.89 M
4Canada$101.6 M
5Honduras$90.16 M
6South Korea$48.3 M
7China$30.41 M
8Germany$20.58 M
9Turkey$17.27 M
10Indonesia$15.39 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.41 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $764,896,787
2Port Everglades, Fla. $153,951,364
3Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $114,969,429
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $92,100,809
5Miami International Airport $78,926,092
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $39,368,757
7Port of Long Beach $34,937,955
8Port of Los Angeles $30,494,896
9Port of Houston $19,442,407
10Port of Newark $18,526,647

U.S. imports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 2.14 percent through December to $1.41 billion

U.S. imports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 2.14 percent from $1.38 billion to $1.41 billion in 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 262 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 245 for the last full year with a total value of $1.38 billion, a $49.77 million, 3.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Nicaragua, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Nicaragua, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Dominican Republic $698,527,919
2Nicaragua $204,379,932
3Mexico $154,891,506
4Canada $101,596,820
5Honduras $90,162,206
6South Korea $48,301,767
7China $30,408,886
8Germany $20,578,753
9Turkey $17,266,013
10Indonesia $15,392,293

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $185,078,645
2Cleveland $27,540,496
3Buffalo $20,187,849
4St. Louis $17,872,391
5Jacksonville/Tampa $12,415,248
6Great Falls, Mont. $8,063,738
7Laredo $4,267,830
8Los Angeles $4,088,707
9Minneapolis $3,608,705
10Philadelphia $2,082,093

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Miami rose 6.12 percent compared to last year to $764.9 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 1.42 percent compared to last year to $153.95 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 10.74 percent compared to last year to $114.97 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.28 percent compared to last year to $92.1 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 9.95 percent compared to last year to $78.93 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 Dominican Republic increased $22.75 million, 3.37 percent, (49.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $25.94 million, 14.53 percent, (14.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $13.18 million, 9.3 percent, (10.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $2.82 million, 2.86 percent, (7.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras increased $5.8 million, 6.88 percent, (6.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.58 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $1.41 billion total.

All totaled, 85.41 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $1.41 billion total