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Canada has preferential market access, through 14 trade agreements, to 51 countries, which make up nearly 1.5 billion consumers and a combined GDP of $49.3 trillion. These agreements include access to all of the G7 countries. For Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) organisations, conducting trade and accessing new markets from Canada has never been easier.

Through the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Canada can access the European Union with no, or reduced barriers on virtually all sectors of existing trade. 98% of EU tariffs are no duty-free for Canadian Goods.

Canada has two official languages, English and French. Population growth in Canada is expected to be the highest among G7 countries, primarily because of immigration. As a result, Canada offers a strong, multi-lingual, ethnically diverse work-force to support the growth of FDI businesses.

According to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) what is the estimated revenue [Investment] from FDI business annually?

 

Foreign-owned companies reported $824bn of investment into Canada in 2018. Foreign-owned companies employed 1.9 million people directly in 2016.

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What is the market opportunity in Canada?

Canada has preferential market access, through 14 trade agreements, to 51 countries, which make up nearly 1.5 billion consumers and a combined GDP of $49.3 trillion. These agreements include access to all of the G7 countries. For Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) organisations, conducting trade and accessing new markets from Canada has never been easier.

Through the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Canada can access the European Union with no, or reduced barriers on virtually all sectors of existing trade. 98% of EU tariffs are no duty-free for Canadian Goods.

Canada has two official languages, English and French. Population growth in Canada is expected to be the highest among G7 countries, primarily because of immigration. As a result, Canada offers a strong, multi-lingual, ethnically diverse work-force to support the growth of FDI businesses.

According to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) what is the estimated revenue [Investment] from FDI business annually?

Foreign-owned companies reported $824bn of investment into Canada in 2018. Foreign-owned companies employed 1.9 million people directly in 2016.

 

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Tim Nakai

Global Growth Leader

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