Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes

Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes, the No. 784 import by value totaled $10.97 million for the month of December, $129.16 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Dominican Republic$28.16 M
2Sweden$25.66 M
3United Arab Emirates$24.5 M
4India$16.37 M
5Mexico$8.35 M
6Denmark$5.71 M
7France$3.24 M
8Indonesia$2.25 M
9Poland$2.12 M
10Jordan$2 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes increased 8.04 percent through December 2019 to $129.16 million

U.S. imports of Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes increased 8.04 percent from $119.55 million to $129.16 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 784 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 802 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 December 2019 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 127.72 percent to $24.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.94 percent to $24.66 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 36.22 percent to $21.4 million.
  • Port Miami rose 164.28 percent to $7.82 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 61.26 percent to $6.93 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 $3.52 million, 14.29 percent, (21.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sweden increased $4.69 million, 22.39 percent, (19.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $1.62 million, 7.06 percent, (18.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $3.36 million, 17.04 percent, (12.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $1.81 million, 27.62 percent, (6.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.78 percent of all these Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $103.04 million of the $129.16 million total.

All totaled, 66.33 percent of all these Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $85.67 million of the $129.16 million total.