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How do Canada's SR&ED costs compare to those of other countries?

Competitive Alternatives is a comprehensive, international survey conducted by KPMG. It demonstrates that Canada's SR&ED costs compare favorably among other major countries (note: cost differentials are due to differences in labour costs of scientific and technical employees as well as differences in tax treatment of R&D costs):

Canada's R&D Costs Versus Other Countries - 2006 Survey Results
CountryPercentage
Singapore-30.8%
The Netherlands-12.8%
Canada-10.9%
France-9.7%
Italy-7.2%
United Kingdom-3.1%
United States0% (baseline)
Japan4.6%
Germany9.1%