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Forbes describes Louisiana as "America's new frontier for business opportunity" in a commentary about the state's economic development efforts.
Louisiana had its best year for economic development in five years with more capital investment and more new and retained jobs than in any of the previous four years.
Louisiana’s low business costs, experienced workforce and extensive pipeline infrastructure are fueling the state’s manufacturing industry – an estimated $50 billion in new industrial projects will be underway in the next three to four years.
Louisiana became one of the nation’s most improved places to do business, soaring in almost every area of business competitiveness.
A number of Louisiana metros top the nation’s list with the lowest costs for new business investment in a wide array of industries.
A new study by the Tax Foundation and KPMG shows Louisiana offers a competitive tax structure in manufacturing industries, R&D facilities and corporate headquarters.
Reducing payroll. Increasing profitability. Louisiana’s new Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive saves up to 15 percent in target sectors like manufacturing, natural gas processing and data storage.
How Louisiana became a foreign direct investment powerhouse and a national leader in export growth.