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Foreign Direct Investment & Trade Relationships

Canada is the only country to have Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with all other countries in the G7. Canada is also the only G7 country with preferential FTA access to the world’s two largest economies, the European Union and the United States.

Export-ready international enterprises can develop strong relationships to obtain essential resources, skilled labour, and streamlined shipping and logistics that bring efficiency and value to their operations.

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Doing Business in British Columbia, Canada

Ready for Investment

With a rich supply of resources across various industries, intelligent logistics to bring raw materials in and send finished goods out, and a deep pool of skilled labour, B.C. brings a natural advantage to investors around the world.

Trade and Investment Agreements

Doing business with B.C. brings you the access, predictability, streamlined processes and reduced costs that come with one of the world’s most open trade and investment economies.

Trade Diversification Strategy

Trade Diversification Strategy

Looking for new global opportunities or interested in exporting for the first time? British Columbia’s Trade Diversification Strategy highlights the province’s action plan for supporting businesses to pursue new export opportunities and increasing the number and diversity of B.C. businesses who export.

Key Markets

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