Foreign Direct Investment Strategy

Project Overview:

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is part of the Town’s comprehensive economic development efforts to benefit local businesses and create local jobs. Building on past successes, the Town is now developing a comprehensive FDI Strategy that will have a global perspective.

The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Strategy is an important component of the overall Economic Development and Tourism Strategy.  The FDI Strategy will identify and leverage potentially significant international investment opportunities to support local economic activity and job creation.  The Strategy will align with Federal and Provincial investment priorities, trade strengths, target markets, key sectors and policy directions.

This FDI Strategy will complement the Town’s Economic Development and Tourism Strategy, which is concurrently under development.

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Project Status:


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  • May 15, 2019:  Project Launch
  • May 22 - June 30:  Situation Audit - Data Collection & Analysis

Currently Underway:

  • Situation Audit - Stakeholder Engagement
  • Situation Audit - Marketing & Communications
  • SWOT

Next Steps:

Phase 3: Findings, Strategic Direction & Draft FDI Strategy


A Memo dated August 8, 2019 to Committee of Council meeting held August 26 provides the most current status update on the project:  Project Status Update 

(MEMORANDUM NO. ADMIN-2019-0014, page 12)


Anticipated Completion:

December: Final FDI Strategy


Background Reports and Project Documents:

Memo No. ADMIN-2019-0008 - Q1 2019 "State of Economy" Snapshot

Report No. ADMIN-2016-0025 - Halton Hills - Wenjiang (China) Sister City Agreement Status Update and Action Plan

Media Release Re New Strategy Projects


Stakeholder Consultation:

<more information coming soon>


View the Town's Economic Development and Tourism Strategy project page here:

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