South Dakota: Resources
The South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry advocates for state businesses in the legislature, working to develop legislation to improve the business climate of South Dakota. The chamber also puts together initiative campaigns to promote business and find solutions to problems related to economic development. This site provides information about the chamber itself, recent economic news, special upcoming events, and the benefits of becoming a member.
The South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development promotes South Dakota as an attractive business destination. Its site contains information regarding the business climate of South Dakota, financial incentives for doing business, and popular industries in the state. The site also has demographic data, economic statistics, and a directory of manufacturers.
The South Dakota branch of the U.S. Commercial Service specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. It provides an exporter's resources database, which contains resources on export basics, financing and insuring export transactions, export compliance and regulations, international market research, finding trading partners, and export forms and tools.