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The Quebec City Metropolitan Region: a robust, high-performance economy

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#Infographics illustrating the many benefits and exceptional business environment of the Quebec City Metropolitan Region.

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The Quebec City Metropolitan Region: a robust, high-performance economy

  1. 1. ROBUST HIGH-PERFORMANCE ECONOMY 6% GDP GROWTH AMONG THE HIGHEST IN NORTH AMERICA CU ULATIVE UM GR WTH ROW (2008-2 2011) $3 5 BILLION 32.5 IN RE EAL GDP (2012) 65 % ONE OF THE STRONGEST JOB GROWTH RATES IN NORTH AMERICA OF NEW JOBS IN THE HIGH/MEDIUM KNOWLEDGEINTENSIVE SECTOR (2006-2011) AVERAGE ANNUAL GROWTH OF ABUNDANCE OF INVESTMENTS 2.1% 200 PROJECTS QUEBEC CITY UNDERWAY OR ANNOUNCED VALUED AT $10.5 BILLION VANCOUVER 1.2% TORONTO 0.8% BUFFALO -0.6% BOSTON -0.7% PHILADEPHIA -1.2% (2008-2011) HIGH LEVEL OF INDUSTRIAL DIVERSITY AMONG THE TOP TOP 10 NO NORTH AMERICAN CITIES FOR ITS INDUSTRIAL DIVERSITY KEY INDUSTRIES (2thinknow, 2012) QUEBEC TORONTO BOSTON 5.3% OF GDP (2012) 16.8% $ OF GDP (2012) INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES 9.7% OF GDP VALUE-ADDED MATERIALS (2012) ICT AND ELECTRONICS S 3.2% OF GDP 2.6% (2012) OF GDP (2012) TOURISM LIFE FE SCIENCES NCES 3.2% OF GDP THE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY 2.6% OF GDP (2012) (2012) AGRI-FOOD PROCESSING OVER 150 FOREIGN SUBSIDIARIES ACTIVE IN THE QUEBEC CITY REGION www.quebecinternational.ca/10reasons

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