North Carolina Open Investment Policy Statement

July 01, 2017

North Carolina Capitol

With U.S. subsidiaries of global companies employing 6.8 million Americans and competition for FDI at an all time high, it's vital that the United States remain open to global employers. To help ensure inbound companies remain confident in the U.S. economy, governors have started issuing Open Investment Policy Statements (OIPS), reaffirming that global companies are a valuable part of their state's economy. 

Governor Roy Cooper visited Novo Nordisk's manufacturing facility in Clayton, North Carolina to issue the state's first Open Investment Policy Statement. In signing the Open Investment Policy Proclamation, Governor Cooper highlighted the potential for job growth in North Carolina from welcoming global investment. “More than 240,000 North Carolina jobs exist thanks to international companies investing here,” Gov. Cooper said. “We welcome global companies to put down roots in North Carolina and grow with us.” Read more.