N.C. Commerce Milestones 2021

0New Jobs Announced Compared to 20,026 for 2020. So far in 2022, 151 jobs announced vs. 202 last year at this time.
$0BillionNew Investment Announced From economic development projects in North Carolina in 2021. Compared to $6.3 billion in 2020. So far in 2022, $23.8 M has been invested vs. $82.8M last year at the same time.
$0MillionRural Development Grants Awarded to Communities in 2021 Upgrading public infrastructure to support economic growth

“It’s tremendous that Toyota has selected North Carolina for such an important part of its electric vehicle future, creating good paying jobs and moving us toward a healthier environment,” Governor Cooper said. “It’s clear the world is beginning to embrace a clean energy future and today’s decision puts North Carolina front and center.”

Gov. Roy Cooper, announcing Toyota will build its first EV battery plant in North America in N.C. • December 6, 2021