Study says investing in agribusiness could bring $16 billion to South Carolina

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South Carolina could see another $16 billion in revenue and 10,000 jobs if a full investment is made in its agribusiness sector, according to a study undertaken by the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business and released last week.

The report says that South Carolina has about 188,000 direct and indirect jobs associated with agribusiness and that the economic output generated by this sector has been estimated to be more than $30 billion. -- In fact the output of farming, forestry, and similar business in South Carolina generates more revenue than manufacturing and tourism, combined.

You can read more about the report on our Beaufort site.

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