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Executive Summaries Feb 12, 2020

50 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Doing Business in Canada

Canada has concluded free trade agreements (FTA) with 53 countries. Canada has also concluded foreign investment promotion and protection agreements (FIPA) with 38 countries. Businesses in those countries need to leverage the opportunities provided in these 91 agreements in investing their market expansion into Canada.

But beyond the text of those 91 agreements, businesses wanting to take advantage of these FTAs and FIPAs need to be ready to do business in Canada.

In order to do so, they need to ask themselves some of the questions set out below.

Tax Planning

Business Strategy

Talent Recruitment


Business Requirements 

Corporate Structure

Customer Management

Intellectual Property Protection

Customs and Duties

Business Immigration

These are but a few of the questions you need to address when you seek to expand your market to Canada.

At BCF we are uniquely positioned to assist you in developing your plans be they to take advantage of the FTAs and FIPAs or in any other part of the world where your products and services have a market that you wish to enter.

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