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Simplifying the Rule Book: a Proposal to Reform and Clarify Canada’s Policy on Inward Foreign Direct Investment

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May 3, 2015
Simplifying the Rule Book: a Proposal to Reform and Clarify Canada’s Policy on Inward Foreign Direct Investment

Ottawa should end the economic review of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Simplifying the Rule Book: a Proposal to Reform and Clarify Canada’s Policy on Inward Foreign Direct Investment,” author A.E. Safarian warns that Canada’s FDI regime needs reform, including scrapping the vague “net-benefit test.”

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