2nd Quarter 2008





Tennessee's Largest Export Sectors

 
Exports

Change over
Year

Change
over
Quarter
Transportation equipment
$975,897,487
3.2%
-5.7%
Chemicals
$938,472,114
16.9%
8.1%
Computer & electronic products
$829,757,540
12.0%
-1.8%
Misc. manufactured goods
$680,442,738
20.1%
14.3%
Nonelectrical machinery
$565,058,063
13.3%
17.5%
Primary metal manufacturing
$211,420,650
-10.2%
-5.1%
Fabricated metal products
$200,727,625
13.1%
6.9%


Greatest Export Growth and Decline
*

 
Value of Exports
Growth
%
Decline %

Greatest Growth

Tapeless video player/recorder
$13,132,420
28,866.2
Chemical woodpulp
$16,392,741
1,515.5
Machinery for mixing bitumen substances
$17,921,781
287.0
Electronic integrated circuits
$43,494,305
279.5
Misc. nonwired sheet glass
$17,054,931
262.9

Greatest Decline

Turbojets > 25kn
$20,250,000
 
-67.6
Charitable donations
$22,062,382
 
-52.2
Road tractors for semi-trailers
$12,793,549
 
-44.3
Nonplasticized cellulose acetates
$50,272,413
 
-34.4
Aluminum plates > .2mm
$72,853,283
 
-34.1

*among Tennessee's top 100 exported goods


Fastest Changing Export Destinations*

 
Value of
Exports
Growth
%
Decline
%

Greatest Growth

Oman
$18,024,774
680.2
Hungary
$11,103,497
155.4
Vietnam
$21,554,455
143.6
Poland
$7,421,648
134.1
United Arab Emirates
$92,204,797
133.5

Greatest Decline

Afghanistan
$190,911
 
-95.3
Portugal
$2,842,513
 
-60.4
Kuwait
$14,566,432
 
-33.6
Jamaica
$8,993,707
 
-31.9
Denmark
$7,251,615
 
-30.3

*among countries averaging > $2m sales/quarter