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.