1st Quarter 2008





Tennessee's Largest Export Sectors

 
Exports

Change over
Year

Change
over
Quarter
Transportation equipment
$1,035,332,030
-8.8%
1.1%
Chemicals
$867,957,566
10.3%
-12.9%
Computer & electronic products
$845,193,817
6.7%
-1.0%
Misc. manufactured goods
$595,440,222
11.5%
-11.4%
Nonelectrical machinery
$481,022,048
9.6%
1.1%
Primary metal manufacturing
$222,774,653
-1.3%
5.3%


Greatest Export Growth and Decline
*

 
Value of Exports
Growth
%
Decline %

Greatest Growth

Platinum waste & scrap
$1,035,332,030
(new)
Appliances for ostomy Use
$867,957,566
62,121.0
Sculptures & statuary
$845,193,817
38,383.3
VCRs
$595,440,222
29,856.4
Digital cameras
$481,022,048
740.6

Greatest Decline

Terephthalic acid & its salts
$12,697,927
 
-64.3
Turbojets > 25kn
$48,635,000
 
-57.4
Non-cathode ray
computer monitors
$12,125,168
 
-55.0
Optical media
$46,501,406
 
-47.1
Charitable donations
$21,737,968
 
-39.9

*among Tennessee's top 100 exported goods


Fastest Changing Export Destinations*

 
Value of
Exports
Growth
%
Decline
%

Greatest Growth

Bangladesh
$6,943,535
399.4
Oman
$22,249,836
398.1
Portugal
$26,513,525
358.1
Pakistan
$19,022,446
197.3
Egypt
$9,771,273
120.9

Greatest Decline

Tunisia
$735,390
 
-86.5
Nigeria
$2,200,820
 
-68.1
Jamaica
$8,893,055
 
-53.8
Singapore
$124,800,155
 
-40.3
Venezuela
$21,476,944
 
-21.3

*among countries averaging > $2m sales/quarter