1st Quarter 2009

 

Medical exports (miscellaneous manufactured goods) were the single star of a bad quarter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

War accounts for several of the state's top markets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The only large market to grow was Japan.

Tennessee's Largest Export Sectors

 
Exports

Change over
Year

Change
over
Quarter
Transportation equipment
$754,561,986
-27.1%
-25.0%
Chemicals
$624,906,163
-28.0%
-11.6%
Computer & electronic products
$693,124,098
-18.0%
-15.9%
Misc. manufactured goods
$704,005,237
18.2%
-3.8%
Nonelectrical machinery
$369,843,031
-23.1%
-20.3%
Primary metal manufacturing
$201,820,316
11.3%
-12.3%


Greatest Export Growth and Decline
*

 
Value of Exports
Growth
%
Decline %
GREATEST GROWTH
Semiconductor media storage devices
$16,517,878
67,880.4
Special purpose vehicles
$13,533,770
4,460.0
Soybeans
$36,548,889
759.1
Medical needles & catheters
$44,638,440
364.1
Frozen chicken
$15,589,099
287.2
GREATEST DECLINE
Integrated circuits
$6,578,846
 
-86.3
Plastic coated paperboard > 150g/m2
$4,841,015
 
-82.7
Engines
$8,819,511
 
-74.2
Mufflers & exhaust pipes
$4,132,625
 
-74.1
Aluminum waste & scrap
$4,791,097
 
-70.9

*among Tennessee's top 100 exported goods

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Fastest-Changing Export Destinations*

 
Value of
Exports
Growth
%
Decline
%
GREATEST GROWTH
Luxembourg
$67,286,949
421.7
Iraq
$20,234,997
195.8
Lebanon
$6,469,577
180.5
Nigeria
$5,305,872
141.1
Afghanistan
$11,085,513
68.3
GREATEST DECLINE
Macao
$135,644
 
-98.5
Haiti
$1,975,664
 
-61.5
Sweden
$14,163,451
 
-60.6
Oman
$9,034,402
 
-59.4
Portugal
$11,098,305
 
-58.1

*among countries averaging > $2m sales/quarter

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