International Investment

Global demand for cleaner energy is growing. B.C.’s proximity to Asia, abundant resources, and supportive business environment ideally position the province as a future leader in natural gas supply and export.  Located on the west coast of Canada, B.C. has numerous advantages that make it one of the best places in the world in which to do business.


Businesses can count on a British Columbia government that is:

  • Focused on creating the best business climate in North America;
  • Actively encouraging investment, with few restrictions on foreign investors;
  • Cutting red tape and streamlining regulations;
  • Maintaining strong, responsible fiscal policy;
  • Determined to maintain tax competitiveness, demonstrated by significant tax reductions and targeted tax credit incentives implemented since 2001.

Three publications are available that provide more information about B.C.’s competitive advantages:

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