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Several factors were attributed to business booming between North Carolina’s Southeast, an economic development partnership, and international firms from nations such as Australia, China, and South Africa. Among the factors were its waterways, such as Wilmington’s seaport; advantageous infrastructure, such as highway connectivity; military members that are also viewed as lucrative potential employees; comparatively lower costs, such as corporate tax rate.
A preference for North Carolina tobacco and the state’s business friendly environment have helped yield a solid relationship. This profitable and peaceful relationship was undermined, though, by threats to America’s food and national security. Statistics and stories related to job growth and investment illustrate the necessity of overcoming such challenges.