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

Imports: Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes

Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes, the No. 802 import by value totaled $10.98 million for the month of December, $119.55 million through December of 2018, and $103.25 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
1Dominican Republic$24.64 M
2United Arab Emirates$22.88 M
3Sweden$20.97 M
4India$19.73 M
5Denmark$7.46 M
6Mexico$6.54 M
7Jordan$3.51 M
8France$1.87 M
9The Netherlands$1.41 M
10Poland$1.37 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $119.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $26,216,047
2Port of Virginia $17,891,738
3Port of Newark $15,711,343
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,917,924
5Los Angeles International Airport $5,003,610
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,782,121
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,578,904
8Port of Long Beach $3,534,380
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $3,192,730
10Port Miami $2,958,167

U.S. imports of Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes increased 15.78 percent through December to $119.55 million

U.S. imports of Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes increased 15.78 percent from $103.25 million to $119.55 million 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 802 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 813 for the last full year with a total value of $103.25 million, a $1.65 million, 1.62 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 India and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 India, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Dominican Republic $24,643,208
2United Arab Emirates $22,879,384
3Sweden $20,966,904
4India $19,730,252
5Denmark $7,458,025
6Mexico $6,544,930
7Jordan $3,511,364
8France $1,871,008
9The Netherlands $1,409,176
10Poland $1,372,598

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,740,858
2Cleveland $4,433,289
3Atlanta/Savannah $3,413,360
4Norfolk $2,739,191
5Miami $2,702,691
6Philadelphia $1,823,637
7San Diego $913,253
8San Juan $710,816
9New York City $590,260
10Chicago $561,175

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.56 percent compared to last year to $26.22 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 25.54 percent compared to last year to $17.89 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 81.68 percent compared to last year to $15.71 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 131.39 percent compared to last year to $10.92 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 22.59 percent compared to last year to $5 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 $364,421, 1.5 percent, (20.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Arab Emirates increased $3.93 million, 20.71 percent, (19.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sweden increased $10.13 million, 93.5 percent, (17.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $2.2 million, 12.56 percent, (16.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Denmark increased $707,646, 10.48 percent, (6.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.03 percent of all these Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $95.68 million of the $119.55 million total.

All totaled, 63.36 percent of all these Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $75.74 million of the $119.55 million total