Kentucky - A Great Place to Do Business
The Commonwealth of Kentucky offers the perfect mix of business and quality of life advantages that make investing in Kentucky the right choice for European companies. Already home to a diverse and vibrant network of European companies and business professionals, globally competitive firms have found that Kentucky makes it easy to succeed
Kentucky offers numerous advantages, including a prime location within the heart of the eastern United States, an extensive transportation network that can expedite global commerce, an educated and skilled workforce that possesses a "can do" work ethic, as well as a variety of progressive financial programs that can reduce your cost of doing business, which was ranked the lowest in the country by CNBC in 2012.
Did You Know ...
- Kentucky is home to not one, but two major air cargo hubs, ranking the state 3rd in the nation in total air cargo.
- Kentucky ranks 4th among all U.S. states in light vehicle production, producing over one million vehicles in 2012. In fact, more than 10% of all cars and trucks produced in the U.S. are made in Kentucky.
- Kentucky's industrial power costs are lower than any other state east of the Mississippi River (6th nationally), and are over 22% less than the national average.
- The Tax Foundation ranks Kentucky as the 7th most business-friendly state in the country for new firms.
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