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The South Carolina Department of Commerce publishes a variety of documents on economic opportunities in the state, including reports on specific sectors, review of the capital investment program, and a yearly business resource guide.


Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 2007 South Carolina labor market and economic analysis report 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce. Labor Market Information Department (South Carolina State Library, 2007-06)
    South Carolina‘s economy remains a tale of two industries: the continuation of the manufacturing tradition in the state, alongside the growth of the new economy which includes professional and technical services and ...
  • Greenville County professional and technical services industry analysis 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2008-08)
    The professional and technical services sector was one of five sectors selected for additional study. In Greenville County, that sector provided 12,609 jobs in 2007, or approximately 5 percent of Greenville County’s 237,000 ...
  • Greenville County manufacturing industry analysis 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2008-08)
    The manufacturing sector was one of five sectors selected for additional study (see “Methodology” below for the definition of manufacturing used in this analysis). In Greenville County, that sector provided 25,829 jobs in ...
  • Greenville County hospitality and tourism industry analysis 

    South Carolina Department of Commerce (South Carolina State Library, 2008-08)
    The hospitality and tourism sector was one of five sectors selected for additional study. The hospitality and tourism sector in Greenville County had 36,290 jobs in 2007. Approximately 15 percent of Greenville County’s ...

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