Importance of reasons for purchasing goods or services from unaffiliated foreign businesses, by industry and enterprise size

Importance of reasons for purchasing goods or services from unaffiliated foreign businesses, by industry and enterprise size <p>Percentage of enterprises for which specific reasons for purchasing goods or services from unaffiliated foreign businesses were not at all important, somewhat important, important, very important or not applicable, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period. Reasons for purchasing goods or services from unaffiliated foreign businesses include reduced labour costs, reduced costs other than labour costs, better quality goods or services, no suppliers available in Canada, reduced delivery times, increased access to supply chains or regional trade networks, access to specialized knowledge or technologies, tax or other financial incentives, lack of available labour in Canada, and other reasons for purchasing goods or services from an unaffiliated business outside Canada. Estimates refer to fiscal year 2017 (end date falling after January 1, 2017 and on or before December 31, 2017).</p> 2021-10-28 Statistics Canada infostats@statcan.gc.ca Economics and Industrybusiness dynamicsbusiness performance and ownershipsmall and medium sized businesstable DatasetCSV https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/csv/33100147-fra.zip DatasetCSV https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/csv/33100147-eng.zip DatasetXML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/sdmx/33100147-SDMX.zip Supporting DocumentHTML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/fr/tv.action?pid=3310014701 Supporting DocumentHTML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=3310014701

Percentage of enterprises for which specific reasons for purchasing goods or services from unaffiliated foreign businesses were not at all important, somewhat important, important, very important or not applicable, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period. Reasons for purchasing goods or services from unaffiliated foreign businesses include reduced labour costs, reduced costs other than labour costs, better quality goods or services, no suppliers available in Canada, reduced delivery times, increased access to supply chains or regional trade networks, access to specialized knowledge or technologies, tax or other financial incentives, lack of available labour in Canada, and other reasons for purchasing goods or services from an unaffiliated business outside Canada. Estimates refer to fiscal year 2017 (end date falling after January 1, 2017 and on or before December 31, 2017).

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