The Belk College of Business and Barings presented the Economic Forecast featuring UNC Charlotte economist Dr. John Connaughton on December 5, 2017.

In 2018, Gross State Product (GSP) is expected to reach a level of $564,797.50 million. Real (inflation-adjusted)
GSP is expected to increase by 2.2 percent over the 2017 level. This growth in 2018 would
follow the 2.0 percent real growth in North Carolina GSP recorded in 2017, said Connaughton..

Access the December 2017 forecast report here.