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RALEIGH — A top publication for corporate real estate and expansion planning named North Carolina as tops in the country in terms of a friendly business climate.

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RALEIGH ― North Carolina has received a $727,315 federal grant to help small businesses across the state grow by increasing their access to global markets.

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RALEIGH — The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina has expanded the scope of the state’s international trade offices in order to help North Carolina exporters take advantage of emerging market opportunities.

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RALEIGH ― The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina today launched a national advertising campaign focused on increasing awareness and choice of North Carolina as a place where diverse businesses and workforce talent can thrive.

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RALEIGH — Martie T. Butler, economic developer for Richmond County, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Economic Development Advisory Committee of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. 

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ROCKINGHAM — With four decades in the business world, Gene McLaurin has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve as chairman of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County saw the sixth-largest increase across the state in visitor spending for 2018, according to a study announced Thursday.

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RALEIGH — Cascades Holdings U.S., Inc. (Cascades) has selected Scotland County for a significant expansion of its operations. The company will invest $58 million and create 66 new jobs over two years, Gov. Roy Cooper announced today.

“International manufacturers like Cascades are thriving in North Carolina,” said Cooper. “Our state’s global reputation attracts new investments and jobs because companies know North Carolina’s skilled industrial workers will help them succeed here. These new jobs are an extra welcome boost for an area working to recover from Hurricane Florence. ”

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