International Trade

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 00:00

11 Exporters and Two Partners Receive N.C. Governor’s Awards Exporting Supports 400,000 Jobs Across State

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced 13 winners of the 2020 Governor’s Export Awards, ranging from a small wooden-boat builder in southeast North Carolina to one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the world.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 00:00

State Honors Six N.C. Companies Growing Through Exports Award-Winning Exporters Stretch from Buncombe to New Hanover Counties

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Six North Carolina companies received 2018 Governor’s Export Awards Monday in a ceremony highlighting their success in increasing overseas sales, as well as the significant role exporting plays in the state’s economy.

North Carolina’s export of goods and services supports more than 400,000 jobs in the state, according to the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 00:00

North Carolina Receives Federal Grant to Increase Small Business Exports Program will help N.C. companies enter new markets and expand business

Friday, September 15, 2017

North Carolina has received a $749,225 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to support export growth among North Carolina’s small businesses, North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The grant extends the state’s support for North Carolina companies seeking to grow their business by selling products to international buyers.

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 00:00

North Carolina's Export Industry Continues to Grow in 2014 Merchandise export sales already outpacing 2013 by nearly 3 percent

Friday, August 22, 2014

, N.C. - Evidence is adding up to show the state’s economy continues to strengthen under Governor Pat McCrory’s economic policies. North Carolina exports increased 2.7 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, growing from $14.9 billion to $15.3 billion.
 

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 00:00

North Carolina's Exports Boom in First Half of 2013 Merchandise export sales already outpacing 2012 by 6 percent

Monday, August 12, 2013

, NC - The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) reports North Carolina merchandise exports increased 6 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, growing from $14.1 billion to $14.8 billion.
 
“These results show that there is increasing global demand for products made or grown in North Carolina,” said Governor Pat McCrory. “Our administration is committed to providing businesses the support they need to get their products to the international marketplace.”
 

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 - 00:00

PORT OF WILMINGTON TO OFFER DIRECT CONNECTION TO CENTRAL AMERICA MARKETS

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

The Danish container shipping company, Maersk Line, has announced that it will begin weekly vessel calls effective Friday, March 6, 2009, between the Port of Wilmington and Puerto Cortes, Honduras and Santo Tomas, Guatemala in northern Central America, with over the road service to El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 00:00

Global Growth Celebrated as Governor Cooper Recognizes 5 North Carolina Exporters

The 2017 Governor’s Export Awards honor growth through international markets
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The 2017 Governor’s Export Awards honor growth through international markets

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 00:00

North Carolina Receives Federal Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

Program will help N.C. companies enter new markets and expand business
Friday, September 15, 2017

Program will help N.C. companies enter new markets and expand business

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 00:00

North Carolina Exports Grow By 7% in 2014

NC Growth More Than Double The National Rate
Monday, February 09, 2015

NC Growth More Than Double The National Rate

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 00:00

Secretary Decker Promotes North Carolina at SEUS/Japan Conference in Toyko

Business Meetings Underway in Japan to Attract Investment and Promote Exports
Friday, September 19, 2014

Business Meetings Underway in Japan to Attract Investment and Promote Exports