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2014 Competitive Index published

The Greater North Dakota Chamber has published the 2014 Competitiveness Index, a comprehensive listing of key indicators of North Dakota’s business climate. The index demonstrates the competitiveness of the state’s businesses and the advantages of doing business and living in North Dakota.

The publication contains numerous business measures in the following categories:

* Taxes and revenue

* Economic and business climate

* Education

* Natural resources

* Public safety and courts

* Health and welfare

* Quality of life

* Workforce and wages

Each category includes tables that show how North Dakota ranks compared to other states.

“We believe this publication will help business leaders and those involved in economic development identify the state’s strengths as well as areas for improvement, “ said Andy Peterson, president and CEO of the Greater North Dakota Chamber. “This index will serve as a guide as the business community works together to further enhance North Dakota’s business climate and meet the goal of building the best possible business environment for our state.”

The 2014 Competitive Index is available for $7 (price includes tax and shipping) by contacting the Greater North Dakota Chamber at (701) 222-0929 or ndchamber@nd