Why Invest in Canada? 2017-12-08T03:13:15+00:00

Why Invest in Canada?

If you are looking for a dynamic, prosperous and stable country in which to invest, innovate, grow or expand your business, Think Canada!

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The Economist Intelligence Unit has rated Canada the #1 place to do business in the G-7 for the next three years.

Canada’s competitive business costs, low corporate tax rates and successful innovation clusters are a few of the reasons why Canada continuously ranks as one of the most cost-effective global investment destinations.

Canada is a recognized world leader in many industries, including:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Shipbuilding
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing
  • Chemicals and Plastics

Canada welcomes foreign business investments and offers many competitive advantages:

A welcoming business environment

Canada is the second best country in the G20 to do business, according to Forbes.

Source: Forbes

A strong growth record

Canada led all G7 countries in economic growth over the past decade (2006–2015).

Source: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Unparalleled market access

Once CETA comes into force, foreign investors in Canada will have assured preferential access to both NAFTA and the EU – a vibrant market with a combined GDP of nearly US$37 trillion, or one-half of the world’s output of goods and services.

Source: The World Bank

A highly educated workforce

Canada’s workforce is the most highly educated among members of the OECD, with half of its working-age population having a tertiary level education.

Source: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Low business tax costs

Total business tax costs in Canada are by far the lowest in the G7 and 46 percent lower than those in the United States.

Source: KPMG

Competitive R&D environment

Canada offers the lowest business costs in the G7 for R&D-intensive sectors, with a 27.7 percent cost advantage over the United States.

Source: KPMG

Financial stability

The World Economic Forum consistently declares Canada’s banking system to be one of the soundest in the world.

Source: World Economic Forum

A great place to invest, work, and live

Canada is one of the most multicultural countries in the world, with world-class universities, a universal health care system and clean and friendly cities. The OECD’s Better Life Index shows Canada as best in the G7 in terms of overall living conditions and quality of life.

Source: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development