CNBC named North Carolina as America’s Top State for Business in 2022. The CNBC study looks at 88 metrics in ten categories of competitiveness. North Carolina ranked highly in the Economy, Access to Capital and Technology and Innovation categories. North Carolina has placed in the top 5 three times since 2017.
Since 2017, North Carolina has announced over 95,000 jobs including announcements from companies like Apple, Vinfast, Toyota and Centene Corp. This historic recruitment success in both rural and urban parts of North Carolina continues to add value to the manufacturing and clean energy industries already thriving here.