North Carolina: A Strategic Investment for Indian Businesses

North Carolina’s top-level business environment features a unique university system and excellent living standards. Since 2010, Indian companies have invested over $218 million here and declared over 1,700 new jobs.


Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Rahul Padmanabha

Rahul Padmanabha

Director of Investment
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Featured Companies

Aurobindo Pharma
Bharat Forge
Tata Consultancy Services
Zensar Technologies

Quality of Life

A low cost of living, access to quality healthcare and affordable housing, and a family-friendly reputation – the state’s capital, Raleigh, ranks No. 1 on Forbes list of Best Cities to Raise a Family – make North Carolina an ideal place to call home. North Carolinians also enjoy a moderate climate year-round and unique access to a variety of natural landscapes, flanked by the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and 300 miles (483 kilometers) of beautiful beaches to the east.


“We are delighted to make our biggest overseas investment in North America, in the state of North Carolina, which offers excellent advantages and a strong talent pool. Importantly, this also brings us closer to our customers in North America. This investment will help us create a strong global manufacturing footprint as part of our aluminum strategy, spanning Europe, Asia, and the United States.”

Amit Kalyani

Executive Director

Bharat Forge Ltd

Competitive Advantages

Top-Ranked Business Climate

North Carolina consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. states for doing business by Forbes, CNBC, Chief Executive Magazine and Site Selection Magazine.

No. 1 Best State for Business – 2019 – Forbes

Reliable, low-cost electricity

North Carolina’s industrial electricity rates are over 8% less than the U.S. average.

Highly Skilled & Educated Workforce

North Carolina boasts three top tier research universities that include Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a 58-campus community college system for workforce training.