Global Business Grows Here
INTERNATIONAL AND TRADE
The Central SC region is home to more than 170 foreign-affiliated facilities including major brands like Michelin, Capgemini, Husqvarna, and Samsung. With our skilled, driven workforce, strategic location near the most productive and efficient seaport in North America, an integrated rail and highway system, pro-business regulatory environment, and affordable energy costs, we’re the place global business comes to flourish.
South Carolina continues to set new records in exports, with $41.5 billion in 2019. The state also ranks first among Southeastern states for export growth over the past 10 years (+103.9%) and collaborates with companies worldwide to aid in exporting through efforts like the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program.
Top 10 Exports
Top-Ranked In Export Sales
Top 5 Export Partners
Top Export Companies
The state of South Carolina along with the Central SC Alliance and local Orangeburg County teams have welcomed and supported our establishment in ways we never experienced or even heard of before. Their reputation of being Business Friendly and Business Ready is well earned and actually quite an understatement! We appreciate all of the regional support, long term partnership and friendship. Jorgen Oldenstedt, President & CEO Gnotec Group