3rd Quarter 2008

 

 


 

Electrical equipment rose to its highest ranking in two decades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
Scandinavia was a difficult market last quarter.


Tennessee's Largest Export Sectors

 
Exports

Change over
Year

Change
over
Quarter
Transportation equipment
$1,012,136,273
1.5%
3.7%
Chemicals
$957,491,440
22.8%
2.0%
Computer & electronic products
$900,267,116
6.7%
8.5%
Misc. manufactured goods
$687,637,377
19.0%
1.1%
Nonelectrical machinery
$510,510,848
10.2%
-9.7%
Electrical equipment & appliances
$211,154,217
31.2%
7.4%
Agricultural products
$209,539,474
14.2%
26.2%


Greatest Export Growth and Decline
*

 
Value of Exports
Growth
%
Decline %

Greatest Growth

Semiconductor media storage devices
$44,849,509
51,982.2
Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades
$22,461,434
7,396.7
Tapeless video player/recorder
$8,986,759
4,258.1
Medical needles & catheters
$43,981,639
532.2
Single-sheeted leaflets & publications
$11,824,408
531.5

Greatest Decline

Computer parts
$19,377,149
 
-54.4
Digital cameras & VCRs
$18,573,311
 
-49.1
Misc. automotive engine parts
$13,916,294
 
-36.8
Steering wheels, columns, & boxes
$16,264,156
 
-36.5
Seat parts
$22,373,435
 
-34.2

*among Tennessee's top 100 exported goods


Fastest-Changing Export Destinations*

 
Value of
Exports
Growth
%
Decline
%

Greatest Growth

Ukraine
$9,234,970
255.9
Nicaragua
$7,055,002
223.6
Bahrain
$6,672,170
221.8
Hungary
$10,129,637
121.5
Iraq
$18,033,887
116.8

Greatest Decline

Portugal
$3,964,522
 
-54.0
Macao
$3,524,996
 
-48.8
Denmark
$5,790,140
 
-38.7
Sweden
$17,785,126
 
-34.1
Kuwait
$19,003,868
 
-29.6

*among countries averaging > $2m sales/quarter