North Carolina’s growing, dynamic economy is competitive
in the global marketplace. It is diversified. High-quality
jobs are plentiful across all economic, geographic and
demographic sectors, without undue reliance on too few
industries. “Knowledge workers” dominate
the workforce, and citizens take advantage of modern
communications and technology to create new economic
strategic investments in people and infrastructure have
accelerated our transition from traditional to knowledge-based
economies. Through our willingness to think boldly --
and our faith in ourselves -- we have built a "New
Economy" laboratory on the foundation of our traditional
economic strengths. Through research and reinvention,
we have made our agrarian and manufacturing past a vital
part of today’s prosperous economy.
Promote dynamic, diverse, and sustainable economic
growth across all regions and demographic groups.
Expand the emerging economy sectors, including technology
and other knowledge-based businesses.
Revitalize the traditional economic sectors and
ensure their competitiveness in national and global
Promote the expansion of international markets and
facilitate access to foreign capital and commerce.