2018-03-08 20:42:10 UTC
Strong PointsCanada's main advantages are a qualified workforce, a welcoming business environment and unparalleled market access. It is one of the most dynamic economies in the world, with a market of 30 million consumers and sophisticated infrastructures, as well as a very modern transportation network. Weak PointsCanada's weak points are its excessive dependence on the United States and a financial system that is struggling to recover from the global financial crisis. Government Measures to Motivate or Restrict FDICanada offers low business taxes for companies. Total business tax costs are by far the lowest among the G7 countries (46% lower than the United States).
Additionally, Canada offers a competitive research and development environment, with the lowest business costs in the G7 for R&D intensive sectors (15.8% cost advantage over the United States).
In 2015, Canada amended the Investment Canada Regulations, which changes how the value of an acquisition of a Canadian enterprise is assessed for acquisitions or sale by private investors from WTO countries and gradually raises the threshold that triggers a review under the Investment Canada Act for acquisitions by foreign private investors.
Of course Trump has drastically cut corporate taxes in America so the CDN advantage isn't as much now.