Competitive Alternatives 2012 is the most thorough comparison of international business locations ever undertaken by KPMG. This study contains valuable information for any company considering international business location options.
Competitive Alternatives 2012 compares business costs and other competitiveness factors in more than 110 cities in 14 countries. For the first time, the 2012 study features four major high growth countries—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—frequently referred to as the “BRIC Countries”. The study also updates the comparison of 10 other countries included in the 2010 edition—Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States.