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  • Montreal is the biggest city in the province of Quebec and the second most populated in Canada. Located on the island of the same name, between the Saint Lawrence River and the Rivière des Prairies. It is one of North America's leading industrial, commercial, and cultural centers.
  • Montreal is the fourth largest French-speaking city in the world, behind Paris, Kinshasa, and Abiyán.
  • Montreal is one of the most important cultural centers in Canada, given that it hosts a variety of national and international events, including the Just for Laughs festival—one of the top comedic festivals in the world—, the Montreal Jazz Festival—one of the biggest in the world—, and the Montreal Grand Prix.
  • The city, in total, hosts more than seventy international events a year.
  • The population of Montreal is among the best educated in the world, possessing the highest concentration of university students per capita in the whole of North America.

Regions served by this office:

  • New Brunswick
  • Nova Scotia
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nunavut
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec


Market Opportunities

  • More than 12 research centers in the metropolitan area of Montreal, specialized in food processing.
  • Manufacturing sales of 21.2889 billion dollars.
  • More than 4,000 distribution establishments.
  • Exports of 3.6 billion dollars in the transformation industry.
  • Highly diversified and growing industry.
  • Food transformation: leading employer of the manufacturing sector (72,000 direct jobs).
  • 800 companies and 35,000 jobs.
  • Automotive sector: 250 companies, 12,000 jobs.
  • Commercial vehicles: 155 companies, 5,000 jobs.
  • Special and recreational vehicles: 280 companies, 12,000 jobs.
  • Railroad material: 42 companies, 5,220 jobs, vast experience in light metals.
  • Research centers: Institute of Industrial Materials, Center of Applied Research in Polymers, Composites Center of the University of Concordia, and the Montreal School of Engineering (École Polytechnique de Montréal).

Mature Sectors of Investment

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technologiesInformation technologies

Mature Sectors of Trade

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Gina Gissela Márquez Córdova

ProMéxico Montreal
Address: 1000 Sherbrooke West, Suite 2110MontrealQuebec, Zip code: H3A 0A6Canadá
Phone: (00 1) 514 287 1669

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