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Study: Exploring the significance of Asia's corporate control in Canada

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Released: 2019-06-11

Over the decade starting in 2007, foreign-controlled assets in the Canadian economy grew 42.6% to reach a high of nearly $2 trillion in 2016. The share of foreign-owned assets in the Americas and Europe macro-regions fell from 2007 to 2016, while the macro-region of Asia saw its share increase from 7.6% to 12.3%. Of the 12.3% foreign control from Asia in 2016, Japanese enterprises held the largest share at 5.0%, while Chinese enterprises increased their share from 0.1% in 2007 to 2.0%.


The analytical study "Exploring the significance of Asia's corporate control in Canada" is now available as part of Analysis in Brief (Catalogue number11-621-M).

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