The North Carolina District Export Council (NC DEC) contributes its leadership and international trade expertise to complement the U.S. Commercial Service's export promotion efforts by counseling businesses on the exporting process and conducting trade education.

$33.46 billion

17.5%

128,857

Canada, Mexico, China, France, Singapore

Total goods exports in 2021 from North Carolina
Increase in total goods exports from NC from 2020
Jobs supported by NC goods and services exports in 2020
Our top 5 export destinations from NC
 

Exporting

Most of the World’s Customers are Beyond our Borders

 

The North Carolina District Export Council is one of more than 60 District Export Councils, or DECs, throughout the United States.  DECs are organizations of leaders from local business communities, appointed by successive Secretaries of Commerce since 1973, whose knowledge of international business provides a source of advice for local firms.