Economic Development

South Carolina must continue to improve its business climate to create a competitive business environment.

Key issues must be addressed to encourage expanded economic development opportunities.

The South Carolina Chamber Supports
  • Adopting initiatives to improve South Carolina's civil litigation climate
  • Funding for the South Carolina Department of Commerce
  • Passing legislation to help economic growth
  • Strengthening intellectual property rights of employers
  • Addressing utility and infrastructure needs to ensure economic development sites are prepared for relocation and/or expansion
  • Providing dedicated dollars for broad state marketing to include tourism, agribusiness and other efforts