2018 2nd Quarter Survey
In second quarter 2018, fewer Maryland firms reported growth in both sales and employment compared with the previous year.
A majority of firms surveyed expect the market for their products and services to expand in 2019.
56% of business surveyed reported difficulties in obtaining skilled workers.
Impact of State and Local Taxes
59% of businesses reported that taxes had some negative impact on their operations.
Businesses Indicate Overall Positive View of State's Business Climate
46% of firms rate Maryland's business climate as either pro-business or business-friendly.
Maryland's Transportation Infrastructure Impact on Business
26% of businesses ranked transportation infrastructure as an asset.