North Carolina Best State for Business in Forbes’ 2017 Rankings


North Carolina is the Best State for Business and the only state to place among the top 20 in all six categories of Forbes’ 2017 economic climate rankings.

The annual ratings by Forbes examine states’ business costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, economic climate, growth prospects, and quality of life to produce the comparisons.  North Carolina topped the list for the first time in 2017.

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