N.C. Commerce Milestones 2022

0New Jobs Announced Compared to 14,751 from the same time last year. In 2021, 24,224 jobs were announced, a new record.
$0BillionNew Investment Announced From economic development projects in North Carolina in 2022. Compared to $7.2 billion the same time last year. In 2021, investments of $10.1 B announced, a new record high.
$0MillionRural Development Grants Awarded to Communities Upgrading public infrastructure to support economic growth. $28.4 Million was awarded to communities in 2021.

“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