Commissioned by the Memphis Shelby County Port Commission, this August 2014 Economic Impact Study seeks to quantify the impact of the Port of Memphis on the economy of Memphis and Shelby County. In this study, impact is measured in terms of dollar value of total economic output, direct and indirect jobs supported, and local tax revenues generated as a result of all business activity related to The Port of Memphis.
- $8.46 billion – Total annual economic impact
- 7,145 – Direct jobs
- 12,835 Indirect jobs
- $43.3 million- Total annual tax revenue