4th Quarter 2009

 

 

Transportation and chemical exports both grew by more than $200 million for the quarter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The best (paper) and the worst (potato chips) both involved East Asia.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical instruments account for Luxembourg's stunning growth.

Tennessee's Largest Export Sectors

 
Exports

Change over
Year

Change
over
Quarter
Transportation equipment
$1,229,758,008
22.3%
39.9%
Chemicals
$907,043,310
28.2%
7.8%
Computer & electronic products
$885,797,046
7.5%
12.1%
Misc. manufactured goods $683,639,117 -6.6% 5.7%
Nonelectrical machinery $494,581,439
6.6%
26.8%
Agricultural products
$171,245,137
-25.6%
40.6%

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Greatest Export Growth and Decline*

 
Value of Exports
Growth
%
Decline %
GREATEST GROWTH
Bleached paper & paperboard > 150g/m
$20,380,733
5,045.2
Photovoltaic cells and modules
$28,342,570
1,478.7
Antisera & other blood fractions
$28,065,416
446.1
Amplified music instruments
$14,923,735
345.6
Spark-ignition piston engines > 1000 cc
$80,499,493
333.3
GREATEST DECLINE
Potato chips
$1,412,939
 
-91.2
Misc. titanium articles
$5,165,424
 
-76.2
Digital printers
$10,726,552
 
-72.8
Excavators
$6,981,349
 
-68.8
Printer & copier parts
$7,145,087
 
-67.7

*among Tennessee's top 100 exported goods

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Fastest-Changing Export Destinations*

 
Value of
Exports
Growth
%
Decline
%
GREATEST GROWTH
Luxembourg
$138,093,772
9,379.7
Nigeria
$22,828,707
197.7
Saudi Arabia
$147,514,968
122.9
Singapore
$119,346,696
73.9
Afghanistan
$14,217,856
73.8
GREATEST DECLINE
Bangladesh
$2,283,040
 
-79.0
Iraq
$7,352,681
 
-75.2
Portugal
$2,895,129
 
-69.4
Nicaragua
$2,408,879
 
-58.5
Qatar
$5,270,875
 
-53.4

*among countries averaging > $3m sales/quarter

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