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All Project Sites aren't Created Equal

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All project sites aren’t created equal—some countries are more cost-competitive than others in certain ways. To make the most of their overseas investment, organizations must size up the competition.

Among 10 countries* surveyed, the three most competitive, by major cost factor:

LABOR TRANSPORTATION FACILITY COSTS
1. Mexico 1. Japan 1. Mexico
2. Canada 2. Canada 2. Germany
3. Italy 3. Germany 3. Canada

Countries with lowest overall business costs:

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1. Mexico

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2. Canada

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3. Netherlands

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4. Italy

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5. Australia

Countries with the most significant decreases in business costs from 2014 to 2016:

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Source: Competitive Alternatives, KPMG, 2016. *Results based on a comparison of costs in more than 100 cities across 10 countries (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, U.K. and U.S.).

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NOVEMBER 2016 PM NETWORK
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