Memphis metro area exports in 2017


Shelby County, Tennessee, was responsible for $8.77 billion in exports in 2017, more than any other county in the Memphis metro area, according to the International Trade Administration.

The ITA promotes trade and investments in the United States through data aggregation and studies on global markets and specific U.S. regions. The agency utilizes its research to negotiate on behalf of U.S. industries and is also responsible for enforcing compliance with trade agreements.

The ITA reports trade totals for exports in the largest export metros in the U.S. The Memphis metro area, which consists of 9 counties in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, exported $9.01 billion in 2017. Shelby County's total exports accounted for 97.4 percent of the metro area's total exports.

The following table shows how much each of the area's counties exported in 2017.

Metro Area County
State
Total exported (in millions)
Percent of total metro area exports
Shelby County
Tennessee
$8,773
97.4%
Crittenden County
Arkansas
$114
1.3%
Marshall County
Mississippi
$54
0.6%
Tipton County
Tennessee
$36
0.4%
Fayette County
Tennessee
$24
0.3%
Tate County
Mississippi
$4
0.1%
Benton County
Mississippi
less then 1 million
less then 0.1%

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