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KPMG report 2016

Fredericton and Moncton, the two New Brunswick cities featured in the KPMG Competitive Alternative study, ranked first and second in overall operating costs among key North American cities.

COMPETITIVE ALTERNATIVES 2016
Industry: Overal Result: Operation: Average of services and manufacturing sectors. 10-Year Average Annual Total Location-Sensitive Costs

KPMG report 2016 Total Costs

About the report

Competitive Alternatives 2016 compares business costs and other competitiveness factors in more than 101 cities, in 10 countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The study measures the combined impact of 26 significant business cost components that vary by location. The basis for the cost comparison is the after-tax cost of start-up and operation over a 10-year planning horizon.

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