The 2019 North Carolina International Trade Report digs deeper into the details of a year when the state reached a new milestone in exporting. The value of goods exported from North Carolina reached a record $34.35 billion, a nearly 5% increase over 2018.
The report examines export data across multiple industry sectors, highlighting North Carolina’s top export commodities and markets. It’s a high-level look at North Carolina’s export activity for both business owners and local economic developers.
In 2019, 614 North Carolina businesses turned to the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina for assistance ranging from funding to participate in trade shows and developing effective market-entry strategies to navigating trade agreements and complying with trade regulations.