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

Imports: Cigars, cigarettes

Cigars, cigarettes, the No. 256 import by value totaled $139.64 million for the month of July, $835.9 million through July of 2019, and $1.41 billion 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
1Dominican Republic$428.79 M
2Nicaragua$120.75 M
3Mexico$79.32 M
4Canada$56.18 M
5Honduras$46.31 M
6South Korea$42.56 M
7China$14.08 M
8Germany$12.03 M
9Turkey$11.04 M
10Indonesia$9.32 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $835.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $499,055,294
2Port Everglades, Fla. $60,960,642
3Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $57,908,791
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $51,795,799
5Miami International Airport $37,782,071
6Port of Long Beach $22,362,701
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $20,870,434
8Port of Los Angeles $19,159,067
9Port of Houston $12,895,085
10Port of Newark $11,265,060

U.S. imports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 4.10 percent through July to $835.9 million

U.S. imports of Cigars, cigarettes increased 4.10 percent from $803 million to $835.9 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 256 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 269 for the last full year with a total value of $1.41 billion, a $29.61 million, 2.14 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Dominican Republic $428,790,149
2Nicaragua $120,747,623
3Mexico $79,323,927
4Canada $56,177,432
5Honduras $46,306,128
6South Korea $42,561,826
7China $14,080,167
8Germany $12,031,978
9Turkey $11,040,934
10Indonesia $9,322,044

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $264,525,044
2Cleveland $38,337,384
3Buffalo $27,451,192
4St. Louis $19,783,791
5Jacksonville/Tampa $16,829,298
6Great Falls, Mont. $11,739,896
7Los Angeles $5,299,772
8Laredo $5,248,411
9Minneapolis $3,608,705
10Wilmington $2,989,167

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 Miami rose 13.5 percent compared to last year to $499.06 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 23.09 percent compared to last year to $60.96 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 14 percent compared to last year to $57.91 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 0.38 percent compared to last year to $51.8 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 12.81 percent compared to last year to $37.78 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 $33.16 million, 8.38 percent, (51.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $8.39 million, 7.47 percent, (14.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $12.89 million, 13.98 percent, (9.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.62 million, 2.81 percent, (6.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras decreased $4.13 million, 8.19 percent, (5.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.49 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $731.35 million of the $835.9 million total.

All totaled, 84.64 percent of all these Cigars, cigarettes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $707.5 million of the $835.9 million total