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In 2011, North Carolina imported $47.8 billion of foreign goods and services. China is the top exporter to the state, followed by Mexico, Canada, Germany, and Ireland. Mecklenburg County had the most companies importing with 1,482, while Gates, Pamlico, and Perquimans Counties had none.
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17171
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Business leaders in Asheville and Buncombe County met to discuss the Asheville 5X5 Campaign and Buncombe's business and economic future. Launched a year ago, the Campaign seeks to raise $3 million to create 5,000 jobs in five specific job sectors. Business North Carolina provides a transcript of the meeting.
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Consumers in this country used over one hundred billion aluminum cans a year. The colors on the cans come from the INX International Ink Company plant in Charlotte. The factory, the world's largest producer of ink used to decorate the cans, ships about 50,000 pounds of ink a day.
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When minor league teams are seeking a new stadium, they often pitch the idea to city officials as a way to create downtown development. The Durham Bull Athletic Park is an example of millions spent in economic downtown development that has inspired copycats and wannabes in Greensboro and Winton-Salem.
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Telemedicine networks which the state's 135 hospitals can connect with provide advanced health care information to patients in rural areas where in-person clinical interactions with doctors are not always possible.