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Invest Vancouver Releases Strategic Industries Analytics ReportInvest Vancouver Releases Strategic Industries Analytics Report<div class="ExternalClass1C0F488098A84EDFBCA362E93BEF8D5A"><div>Invest Vancouver, a regional service of Metro Vancouver, provides a deep-dive into twenty years of economic trends in its newly released report, <em>Strategic Industries Analytics Project: Discovering Opportunities in the Metro Vancouver Region’s Export-Oriented Industries.</em><br></div><div><br></div><div>“Invest Vancouver’s report introduces previously unavailable data and fills knowledge gaps, setting the stage for further collaboration to advance a stronger and more prosperous economy for all our region’s 2.8 million residents,” said George V. Harvie, Chair of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors. “Having reliable and up-to-date data on the state and strengths of key economic sectors will help us attract the right kinds of investment to our region.” </div><div><br></div><div>“We all want a strong and resilient regional economy. This data will help further guide investment attraction and enrich our discussions by providing an added level of understanding and analysis of the growing sectors across the region. I congratulate Invest Vancouver on their latest report and their continued work to position the Metro Vancouver economy for success,” said Linda Buchanan, Chair, Invest Vancouver Management Board.</div><div><br></div><div>The Strategic Industries Analytics Report fills the need for region-specific data that was previously unavailable for select industry components in areas such as GDP, employment, labour hours, and capital stock. The report analyzes these datasets and provides a better understanding of some of Metro Vancouver’s key export-oriented industries and is intended to provoke further investigation, discussion, and collaboration among public and private sector stakeholders to guide future investment attraction efforts. </div><div><br></div><div>The report identifies digital media & entertainment, life sciences, and high-tech services as rising stars among the key industries in Metro Vancouver.</div><div><br></div><div>“The Strategic Industries Analytics Project is just the beginning,” said Jacquie Griffiths, President at Invest Vancouver, a regional service of Metro Vancouver. “The results inform our strategic investment attraction initiatives, guide our forward-thinking priorities, and spotlight economic development opportunities that will position the region for success in a rapidly evolving global economy. Invest Vancouver will continue to investigate these fast-growing areas and other strategic sectors to advance a dynamic and resilient regional economy that delivers prosperity for all residents in the region.” </div><div><br></div><div>To learn more about the Strategic Industries Analytics Project and read the report, please visit <a href="https://investvancouver.ca/resources/reports/Pages/strategic-industries-analytics-report.aspx">Invest Vancouver - Strategic Industries Analytics Report​</a>. <br></div></div>11/27/2023 8:00:00 AMhttps://metrovancouver.org/media-room/MediaReleases/SIA_Press_Release_-_Final_2023_11_27.pdf, https://metrovancouver.org/media-room/MediaReleases/SIA_Press_Release_-_Final_2023_11_27.pdfmedia@investvancouver.ca

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