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WAVTEQ launches the first online platform tracking domestic investment in Canada

1st October 2018

WAVTEQ has announced the launch of CANADA INVESTMENT MONITOR (CIM), a unique platform to track the expansion of Canada-headquartered companies domestically within Canada, across all regions and sectors.

With 1400+ greenfield investment projects tracked since January 2018, CANADA INVESTMENT MONITOR fills a key gap in the market, identifying in real-time which Canadian companies are expanding and the locations in which they are choosing to invest.

The tool analyses geographic and sector investment flows across Canada, providing local and regional governments with valuable insights on regional performance and the fastest growing sectors.

Scott Bryan Senior Partner, WAVTEQ, commented, "Given the new USMCA that replaced NAFTA, the boom in Canada's entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as emerging and converging industries, it's now more important than ever for EDOs, governments and private sector companies to keep a pulse on domestic investment activity. Given that over 80% of inward investment projects in Canada are from domestic companies, having the ability to identify new and/or expanding companies across the country will better enable both planning and the ability to adapt in real time to market opportunities."

With four-fifths of inward investment projects in Canada coming from domestic companies, CANADA INVESTMENT MONITOR gives investment promotion professionals the latest insights, trends and leads on Canada's domestic investment landscape.

Should you need further information or would like to request a demo please contact:

Nerys Coleman
Deputy Director, Products, WAVTEQ
T: +44 (0) 2890 997 559

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WAVTEQ is a pioneering data, technology and consulting company with a mission statement to make the global FDI market more efficient by connecting companies with locations worldwide and encourage sustainable investment through our lead generation and research services.

We have worked with over 300 investment promotion agencies (IPAs) and economic development organizations (EDOs) providing data and technology solutions and lead generation, strategy, marketing and training services to attract inward investment. Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) and site selection firms also subscribe to our data products to inform corporate location decisions.

WAVTEQ was established in Hong Kong in 2010 and has grown rapidly to become the largest FDI consulting team in the industry with 75 specialist FDI consultants in 10 countries (Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Spain, UK, and USA). Nearly two thirds of companies that have invested overseas in the last 15 years are headquartered in these countries. Our offices are ideally located to effectively target over 85% of companies worldwide currently considering FDI.

WAVTEQ is the world's leading developer of FDI databases and tools and is at the forefront of knowledge on FDI and investment promotion (see WAVTEQ is also the exclusive consulting, technology and sales partner of fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Ltd.