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Read the FDI Report 2021

Find out more about how Canada has performed on the world stage, and how FDI is helping to create jobs and foster innovation in Canadian communities.

FDI Report 2021

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FDI reaches 15-year high in Canada: FDI Report 2021

Get the facts about FDI in Canada in 2021 – and meet some of the people and companies behind the numbers.

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Invest in Canada is the country’s global investment attraction and promotion agency. We seek out the most committed and best qualified sources of FDI to invest here at home. In so doing, we help build a prosperous, sustainable economy for our communities, our country and our world.

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Community

Invest in Canada seeks to attract high quality, community focused investments into Canada that deliver long-term, sustainable returns, while remaining true to our fundamental values.


Innovation

Canada’s economy relies on the innovation, new ideas and advanced technologies that FDI brings, in turn generating new opportunities for Canadians.


Environment & Sustainability

FDI can help Canada achieve its climate goals by introducing innovative new technologies and practices. FDI spurs the growth of green industries, creating new supply chains that will help Canada play a lead role in the fight against climate change.

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Finding the best to invest: LG Energy Solution & Stellantis’ historic EV battery investment

In March 2022, Korea-based LG Energy Solution in joint venture with Netherlands-based Stellantis N.V. announced plans to invest more than $5 billion in Canada’s first electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing facility, creating 2,500 jobs in the Windsor-Essex region of Ontario. In a deal involving all levels of government, Invest in Canada worked with LG Energy Solution from the outset to identify the opportunity and help bring about a successful launch.

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Umicore chooses Canada for first-of-its-kind EV battery materials plant

In July 2022, Belgium-based Umicore announced it will invest more than $1.5 billion in an EV battery materials production plant. Located in Loyalist, Ontario, the plant will create over 1,000 jobs in the construction and operation phase, and will be an important link in Canada’s end-to-end EV supply chain. Invest in Canada brought together public, private and political stakeholders to support Umicore at every step of the investment process.

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