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Key facts about Canada’s competitiveness for foreign direct investment

May 2021 Footnote 1

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Canada is open for business and welcomes foreign investment

Fiscal soundness and resilient economy

Low cost, low tax environment

Highly educated and competitive workforce

Gateway to North America and the world

Environment conducive to leading-edge innovation

One of the world’s most stable financial sectors

Great place to live and prosper


Footnote 1

This edition includes data as of May 7, 2021.Return to footnote 1 referrer

Footnote 2

Once the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) has come into force in all its country members.Return to first footnote 2 referrer

Footnote 3

See footnote 2.Return to footnote 3 referrer

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