3rd Quarter 2009

 

 

 

Heavy machinery exports were particularly hard hit for the quarter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eleven commodities lost one-half or more of their exports.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forty-five of the state's top 50 markets were down for the quarter.

Tennessee's Largest Export Sectors

 
Exports

Change over
Year

Change
over
Quarter
Transportation equipment
$879,246,386
-13.1%
21.4%
Chemicals
$841,405,603
-12.1%
9.0%
Computer & electronic products
$790,036,598
-12.2%
14.5%
Misc. manufactured goods $646,973,288 -5.9% -11.4%
Nonelectrical machinery $390,136,526
-23.6%
10.2%
Electrical equipment
$177,818,583
-15.8%
7.6%

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Greatest Export Growth and Decline*

 
Value of Exports
Growth
%
Decline %
GREATEST GROWTH
Drawing or calculating instruments
$15,177, 042
12,269.4
Spark plug piston engines > 100cc
$53,182,964
789.4
Antisera & other blood fractions
$28,957,953
626.8
Amplified music instruments
$8,931,449
155.7
Vegetable oil
$17,173,326
141.5
GREATEST DECLINE
Mechanical shovel excavators
$8,946,377
 
-70.4
Computer/networked printers
$8,753,636
 
-67.6
Computer storage devices
$16,372,944
 
-63.5
Passenger cars
$54,911,679
 
-62.4
Inboard motor boats
$12,969,789
 
-60.3

*among Tennessee's top 100 exported goods

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Fastest-Changing Export Destinations*

 
Value of
Exports
Growth
%
Decline
%
GREATEST GROWTH
Afghanistan
$6,607,964
2,707.2
Luxembourg
$112,221,723
1,643.9
Bolivia
$8,960,096
130.1
Nigeria
$7,808,804
127.6
Morocco
$2,029,910
110.2
GREATEST DECLINE
Nicaragua
$1,618,254
 
-77.1
Slovenia
$1,086,509
 
-68.2
United Arab Emirates
$34,794,849
 
-65.8
Norway
$2,053,296
 
-61.2
Qatar
$6,047,424
 
-60.3

*among countries averaging > $2m sales/quarter

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