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, 2021-04-27)
    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.
  • 2020 international trade report 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-09)
    This report gives statistics on South Carolina's international trade activity. It lists total export sales, top export markets and top export commodities.
  • Service incentives 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-27)
    South Carolina’s performance-based tax incentives reward companies for job creation and investment. This booklet describes incentives available to qualified service industries. This booklet is provided to illustrate South ...
  • Manufacturing incentives 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-27)
    South Carolina’s performance-based tax incentives reward companies for job creation and investment. This booklet describes incentives available to qualified manufacturing companies. This booklet is provided to illustrate ...
  • Business incentives 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01)
    This annual serial describes corporate income tax, sales and use tax, local property taxes and discretionary incentives available to qualified companies in South Carolina.
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-26)
    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 2019-2020 accountability report 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020)
    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 ...
  • 2020 industry recruitment report 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-28)
    South Carolina posted a positive business recruitment year in 2020. From January to December, the state won 126 economic development projects, accounting for $4 billion in capital investment and 11,147 new jobs. With ...
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-28)
    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.
  • South Carolina is just right for automotive 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-19)
    With an annual economic impact of more than $27 billion, the automotive sector is now an integral part of the state’s economy. As a result, a wide range of companies - automakers, automotive suppliers and component ...
  • South Carolina is just right for aerospace 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-08)
    This highlights the aircraft and aerospace industry in South Carolina. It lists companies that are in the state as well as the number of jobs and capital investments they make. It also lists military installations in South ...
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12)
    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.
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11)
    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.
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10)
    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.
  • SC Department of Commerce COVID‐19 response as of 10/1/2020 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Commerce during the COVID pandemic.
  • South Carolina Department of Commerce fines and fees report Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-30)
    This is the South Carolina Department of Commerce's report for fine and fee revenue to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • SC Department of Commerce COVID‐19 response as of 9/1/2020 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Commerce during the COVID pandemic.
  • Economic outlook 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Division of Research (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09)
    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.
  • SC Department of Commerce COVID‐19 response as of 8/1/2020 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Commerce during the COVID pandemic.
  • SC Department of Commerce COVID‐19 response as of June 30, 2020 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-30)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Commerce during the COVID pandemic.

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