With the passage of the TPA, trade remains key to South Carolina’s economy. 

Facts about trade in South Carolina:

  • In 2015 South Carolina exported $30.9 billion in goods to foreign markets in.
  • Over 23% of all jobs in South Carolina are supported by trade
  • Total South Carolina imports continue to grow in size, growing almost 20% since 2013 alone
  • Agricultural exports totaled over $920 million in 2014.

For more on the impact of trade on American jobs, check out the US Chamber's Trade Works for US initiative.