SC IS JUST RIGHT FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS

Global business is all about ports and good international relationships. We have both.

7%

Percentage of South Carolina's workforce that's employed by international firms

150

countries served by vessels that use South Carolina's ports

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Komatsu

“Before, we were importing through Savannah and Long Beach. Then I decided to consolidate all our imports via Charleston, giving us an advantage of better control of our shipments and better communication with Port managers."

—Komatsu Senior Manager Isamu Hamai

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Percentage Employed by International Firms

With 131,900 South Carolinians employed by international firms, the Palmetto State ranks first in the nation in the percentage of its workforce (7.03%) employed by foreign-controlled companies.