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Forbes Top States for Business 2018 | Top Ten States

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Forbes.com

Forbes.com ranking of the best states for business in 2018. North Carolina earns the top ranking as the best state for business 2018. Utah and Texas earn second and third positions respectively. Here are the top ten states for business as ranked by Forbes.com:

Most Competitive Countries 2018

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World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum published the Global Competitiveness Report 2018. The report ranked 140 countries by surveying international executives, assessing public policies and weighing business factors that impact business growth. The following are the top ten countries for business in 2018:

Pollina Corporate Real Estate Top Ten States 2015

Pollina Corporate Real Estate conducted its twelfth annual study of pro-business states. Utah secured first place as the most business friendly state for the fourth year in a row. Here are Pollina's top 10 pro-business states for 2015:

CNBC: Top States for Business 2014

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CNBC

CNBC applied more than 50 metrics across ten categories important to business and industry including the cost of doing business, economy, infrastructure, workforce, quality of life, technology and innovation, business friendliness, education, cost of living, and access to capital. Here are the top ten states for business in 2014 according to the CNBC report:

Forbes.com Top States for Business 2013

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Forbes.com

Forbes.com ranking of the best states for business in 2013. Virginia returns to the top of the ranking as the best state for business. North Dakota rises to the number two position. Here are the top ten states for business as ranked by Forbes.com:

Pollina's Top Ten Pro-Business States 2013

Pollina Corporate Real Estate conducted its tenth annual study of pro-business states. Utah held first place as the most business friendly state. Here are Pollina's top 10 pro-business states for 2013:

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