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

Imports: Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes

Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes, the No. 788 import by value totaled $11.76 million for the month of July, $72.2 million through July of 2019, and $119.55 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
1Dominican Republic$15.51 M
2Sweden$15.01 M
3United Arab Emirates$14.38 M
4India$8.74 M
5Mexico$5.38 M
6Denmark$2.18 M
7France$1.65 M
8Jordan$1.54 M
9Poland$1.33 M
10Germany$1.04 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $72.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $14,954,497
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,416,459
3Port of Newark $10,674,564
4Port of Virginia $4,014,227
5Port Miami $3,470,782
6Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. $3,294,825
7Port of Long Beach $3,173,163
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,501,351
9Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. $2,194,918
10Los Angeles International Airport $1,945,817

U.S. imports of Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes increased 12.21 percent through July to $72.2 million

U.S. imports of Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes increased 12.21 percent from $64.34 million to $72.2 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 788 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 810 for the last full year with a total value of $119.55 million, a $16.29 million, 15.78 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 India and No. 5 Mexico. 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Dominican Republic $15,509,316
2Sweden $15,005,462
3United Arab Emirates $14,375,167
4India $8,737,283
5Mexico $5,380,227
6Denmark $2,178,578
7France $1,652,553
8Jordan $1,544,960
9Poland $1,332,172
10Germany $1,043,773

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,049,462
2Cleveland $6,435,431
3Atlanta/Savannah $6,221,687
4Miami $3,324,740
5Norfolk $3,193,915
6Philadelphia $2,646,378
7San Diego $1,120,720
8San Juan $1,036,719
9New York City $836,981
10Chicago $700,852

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 of Los Angeles rose 8.38 percent compared to last year to $14.95 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 374.59 percent compared to last year to $13.42 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 26.23 percent compared to last year to $10.67 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 66.06 percent compared to last year to $4.01 million.
  • Port Miami rose 109.5 percent compared to last year to $3.47 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 $2.84 million, 22.46 percent, (21.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sweden increased $4.18 million, 38.57 percent, (20.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $2.2 million, 18.04 percent, (19.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $1.95 million, 18.26 percent, (12.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $1.42 million, 35.91 percent, (7.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.73 percent of all these Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $59.01 million of the $72.2 million total.

All totaled, 64.45 percent of all these Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $46.53 million of the $72.2 million total