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This study was prepared by Boran Plong under the responsibility of the Director of Industrial Organization and Finance Division, Jean Leduc.

The author and the Analysis in Brief team would like to thank the reviewers and special contributors for their help and constructive suggestions.

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This article should be cited as follows in reference sections:

PLONG, Boran. 2009. "Indebtedness and Liquidity of Non-financial Corporations" Analysis in Brief, no. 82. November. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 11-621-M. /pub/11-621-m/11-621-m2009082-eng.htm. Ottawa.

When cited in footnotes, it should be as follows:

Boran Plong, " Indebtedness and Liquidity of Non-financial Corporations,"Analysis in Brief, no. 82, November 2009, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 11-621-M, /pub/11-621-m/11-621-m2009082-eng.htm, Ottawa.