Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Date: 27 Nov 2017

North Carolina’s winning combination of location, workforce, existing industry strength, and business-friendly environment makes it a leading destination for domestic and international companies alike. The state boasts the fastest growing large economy in the U.S. and consistently ranks among the top five in internationally-recognized business environment rankings.

North Carolina has the 9th largest state population in the U.S. with over 10 million residents. The state’s low cost of living and highly educated workforce further contribute to its favorable business environment. Companies also benefit from North Carolina’s concentration of research & development activity. Advantages of doing business in North Carolina include:

  • Skilled labor force
  • Business-friendly environment
  • Convenient market access
  • Top-ranked industry support
  • Exceptional quality of life

Consider North Carolina for your next trade or investment decision, and find out why Nothing Compares.

Leading Industry Clusters Thrive in North Carolina

  • Information Technology
  • Furniture
  • Business & Financial Services
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Textiles
  • Plastics & Chemicals
  • Food Processing & Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
  • Automotive, Truck & Heavy Manufacturing

North Carolina Tops Forbes'Best States for Business List

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