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North Carolina Ranked America's Top State for Business

For the second year in a row, CNBC has named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business. A world-class workforce played a major role in securing the top spot as did a thriving economy and a low cost of living.

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Why NC

Whether your business has roots in North Carolina or you want to relocate your business here, NC is primed for you to succeed.

NC At a Glance

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Lowest Corporate Tax Rate in the US

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#1
State for Workforce
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4 International Airports and 2 Major Seaports
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Cost of living 5% below the national average

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#1
in Renewable Energy Leadership
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Strategically-Located Megasites
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