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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.



$40.07 billion



Canada, China, Mexico, France, Netherlands

Total exports in 2022 from North Carolina
Increase in total exports from NC from 2021-2022
Jobs supported by NC goods exports in 2021
Our top 5 export destinations from NC
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Our Expertise

Need expert advice on international trade? Just ask us; the DEC offers free mentoring to companies in North Carolina. Our members each have special trade knowledge they are eager to share to help businesses in our state develop export sales. 

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