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Risky business

Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Robert Amsterdam

In the wake of this summer’s chaos in Greece, the sudden crash of the Chinese stock market, and persistently weak commodities prices, Canadian foreign investors are facing new challenges to keep existing assets viable while discovering new opportunities.

Although slowing down, the volume of business is still out there. According to research by fDi Markets, foreign direct investments for greenfield projects in emerging markets still topped $108 billion in capital expenditure in the first quarter of 2015. Among these projects, mining and energy has outpaced other...