Canada ranked 2nd best country in the world to headquarter a company

Jan 23 2019, 1:35 am

Canada is the second best place in the world to headquarter a corporation.

This is according to the latest study conducted by US News & World Report in partnership with Y&R’s BAV and Wharton. The report down 80 countries’ overall rankings based “on 75 different metrics.”

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This ranking was based on the following factors:

  • How connected the country is to the rest of the world
  • Level of corruption
  • Economic stability
  • Educated population
  • Favourable tax environment
  • A country’s livability
  • Safety
  • Well-developed infrastructure
  • Well-developed legal framework

According to the report, Canada was recognized for its good job market and a low unemployment rate.

Canada also ranked first place for quality of life, third best country overall, third for women, and third for education.

20 Best Countries to Headquarter a Corporation 2019

  1. Switzerland
  2. Canada
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Australia
  5. Sweden
  6. Netherlands
  7. Denmark
  8. Germany
  9. New Zealand
  10. UK
  11. Norway
  12. Japan
  13. France
  14. US
  15. Singapore
  16. Belgium
  17. Ireland
  18. Finland
  19. Spain
  20. Italy