Trade in Tennessee by the numbers
› 806,100: Number of Tennessee jobs supported by exports and imports, or one in five of all jobs
› 6,961: Number of Tennessee businesses that exported goods or services
› 206: Number of countries and territories that buy Tennessee-made goods and services
Source: Business Rountable study by Trade Partnership Worldwide
One of every five jobs in Tennessee is supported by international trade and, despite concerns about Mexican or Canadian imports taking U.S. jobs, the share of jobs supported by trade has more than doubled in the 27 years since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was adopted, a new study shows.
The study prepared by Trade Partnership Worldwide for the pro-trade Business Roundtable estimates that international