U.S. premium cigar imports remain broadly stable

U.S. premium cigar imports remain broadly stable

Recently, a report released by the American Cigar Association (CAA) showed that from January to September 2023, the United States imported a total of 338.87 million high-quality cigars, 2.61 million fewer than the same period in 2022, and a year-on-year decrease of 0.8%.

Daniel Cotter, chief statistician of CAA, said: "U.S. premium cigar imports in 2023 will be little changed from 2022." Nicaragua remains the largest supplier of premium cigars to the United States, with the United States importing 1.8141 from Nicaragua in the first nine months of 2023. 100 million high-quality cigars, accounting for approximately 53.5% of total imports. The number of high-quality cigars imported into the United States from the Dominican Republic accounts for 30.7% of total imports.
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