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Economic Impact of Border Fees

Public Safety Canada

CPCS analyzed the economic impact of border fees in Canada and the U.S. on three economic sectors: motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts manufacturing, plastic manufacturing, and the vegetable and melon industry. CPCS conducted a literature review; stakeholder consultations; analysis of border fees using border-fee inventories and transport data for Canada and the U.S.; and a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the direct and indirect impacts of border fees on the target sectors.