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The South Carolina State Development Board became the South Carolina Department of Commerce in 1993. The agency promotes economic opportunity for individuals and businesses by assisting with the location of new sites and buildings, offering grants for community development and infrastructure improvement, and providing workforce training.

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  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
    Since 2008, the South Carolina Department of Commerce has published the Economic Outlook, a monthly snapshot of key state economic indicators on income, employment, and real estate.
  • Fiscal Year 2019-20 agency budget plan 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    Each year the South Carolina Department of Commerce reports to the Office of State Budget its annual budget plan that includes a budget plan summary, recurring operating request, non-recurring operating request and capital ...
  • Fiscal Year 2017-18 accountability report 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    The South Carolina Department of Commerce reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, organizational profile including leadership system, program descriptions ...
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2018-11)
    Since 2008, the South Carolina Department of Commerce has published the Economic Outlook, a monthly snapshot of key state economic indicators on income, employment, and real estate.
  • Progress report 

    Jobs for America's Graduates - South Carolina; South Carolina Department of Commerce. Business Development Division (South Carolina State Library, 2007-06)
    obs for America’s Graduates-South Carolina currently operates in 14 schools in South Carolina. The program served 512 ninth-graders in 2005-2006 followed by an increase in enrollment to 630 during the 2006- 2007 school ...
  • Impact of economic development : a community's guide to understanding the impact of a newly located business 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2009-03)
    Understanding the effects of development is essential to analyzing projects and making wise development decisions. The process of evaluating the effect development projects will have on state and local communities is called ...
  • German manufacturing excellence 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2002-03)
    United States subsidiaries of German-affiliated companies play a vital role in South Carolina’s economy. More than 125 German-owned operations that call South Carolina home. In 2000 alone, German companies invested $750 ...
  • South Carolina labor availability 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 1999)
    This labor force profile examines three issues: labor force characteristics; the availability of labor; and average wages and salaries.
  • Foreign-affiliated companies in South Carolina by county-2010 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This list of foreign affiliated companies in South Carolina is broken down by company name, city, county, country and product description.
  • Foreign-affiliated companies in South Carolina by county-2009 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2009-08)
    This list of foreign affiliated companies in South Carolina is broken down by company name, city, county, country and product description.
  • Foreign-affiliated companies in South Carolina by country-2010 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This list of foreign affiliated companies in South Carolina is broken down by company name, city, county, country and product description.
  • Foreign-affiliated companies in South Carolina by country-2009 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2009-08)
    This list of foreign affiliated companies in South Carolina is broken down by company name, city, county, country and product description.
  • EB-5 Immigrant Investor Pilot Program : employment areas for the state of South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2010-04-20)
    The South Carolina Department of Commerce is the designated agency in South Carolina responsible for defining Targeted Employment Areas for the purposes of investment qualification as part of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor ...
  • Foreign investment in South Carolina : highlighting China 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03-07)
    United States subsidiaries of foreign-affiliated companies play a vital role in South Carolina’s economy. To date, Chinese companies have invested more than $392.9 million in South Carolina. A list of those China-affiliated ...
  • Foreign investment in South Carolina : highlighting Chinese investment 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2011-08-18)
    United States subsidiaries of foreign-affiliated companies play a vital role in South Carolina’s economy. To date, Chinese companies have invested more than $307.8 million in South Carolina. A list of those China-affiliated ...
  • Foreign investment in South Carolina : highlighting Chinese investment 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2010-07-21)
    United States subsidiaries of foreign-affiliated companies play a vital role in South Carolina’s economy. To date, Chinese companies have invested more than $301 million in South Carolina. A list of those China-affiliated ...
  • Foreign investment in South Carolina : highlighting Chinese investment 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2008)
    United States subsidiaries of foreign-affiliated companies play a vital role in South Carolina’s economy. To date, Chinese companies have invested more than $280 million in South Carolina and have created more than 1,400 ...
  • South Carolina 30 : the inaugural ranking of the state's largest publicly held companies 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2010-11)
    The South Carolina 30 is a ranking of the largest publicly held companies headquartered in South Carolina. It is broken down by company name, city, CEO and business description.
  • Industrial site certification program manual 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2011-01)
    This document describes the SCDOC Industrial Site Certification Program and process. In addition, a schedule for the program implementation is outlined. The objectives of the SCDOC Industrial Site Certification Program are ...
  • Labor availability in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2005-09)
    The availability of labor has been a major contributing factor in the industrial and business growth of South Carolina. The civilian labor force for April 2005 was 2,073,100. Migrating capital and industry have found the ...

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