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Strategically located halfway between New York and Miami, South Carolina is centrally located on the Eastern Seaboard of the US.

SC Commerce has a long and successful track record of helping international companies establish, relocate and expand business operations in the US and North American markets.


South Carolinians


of the state's private
industry employment


Operations of international
firms operating in SC

Our presence in Europe and Asia helps us provide customized services to international businesses, including:

  • Trade Assistance: Realize the benefits of international trade
  • Site Selection: Identification of suitable communities, sites and buildings
  • Training Programs: Access to technical and workforce training programs

Plus additional advisory and support services, including:

  • Detailed information on industry sectors and operating costs
  • Introduction to the state’s pro-business environment
  • Government assistance, language interpretation and customary procedures
  • On-the-ground points of contact

Global Firms

More than 1,100 operations of international firms (and growing) call South Carolina home. Majority-owned, foreign-affiliated companies employ more than 170,000 South Carolinians—10% of the state's private industry employment.