The Quebec City Metropolitan Region: a strategic access to markets

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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 strategic access to markets

  1. 1. STRATEGIC ACCESS TO MARKETS FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS PROVIDING ACCESS TO MAJOR MARKETS NAFTA EUROPEAN UNION (COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT)WITH (CANADA, THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO) WITH 500 MILLION 460 MILLION CONSUMERS CONSUMERS X 100 M 68% THE UNITED STATES X 100 M DESTINATIONS FOR QUEBEC’S EXPORTS: DIVERSIFIED EXPORT MARKETS $1 BILLION A DAY in trade between Canada and the United States 21% EUROPE-ASIA WORLD-CLASS INFRASTRUCTURE PORT OF QUEBEC A 12.5% INCREASE (2012) 33 MILLION METRIC TONNES Natural deepwater port Can accommodate 175,000-tonne cargos transhipped QUEBEC CITY JEAN-LESAGE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ONLY 20 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT ONE OF THE MOST DEVELOPED ROAD NETWORKS IN THE COUNTRY 4,500 KM OF ROADS DIRECT FLIGHTS TO NEW YORK CITY, PHILADELPHIA, TORONTO AND CHICAGO Increase in the number of passengers: 121% LINKING QUEBEC CITY TO THE REST OF CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES in 10 years $225 MILLION IN EXPANSION PROJECTS S CK A AY TR ILW A 50 KM FR O 4 TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORK UNIQUE IN CANADA $500 MILLION INVESTED IN INFRASTRUCTURE 1st and largest fibre-to-the-home INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGY PARKS 300 MILLION SQUARE FEET network in Canada 3 RANKED rd in North America for the number and quality of its wireless internet hotspots (2THINKNOW, 2012) 30 INDUSTRIAL ZONES AND PARKS www.quebecinternational.ca/10reasons

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