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Tax or social insurance relief
In 2011 state and local governments in New York provided an incentives package to Norampac Industries (a division of Canada's Cascades Inc.) for a packaging material manufacturing plant. The package included $60 million in brownfield tax credits; $5 million in Empire Zone tax credits; a $3.5 million state grant to improve energy efficiency at the plant; and low-cost hydropower from the New York Power Authority. The company also received assistance of unspecified amounts from the Niagara Falls Water Board and a 20-year PILOT agreement.
The GTA includes state guarantees and other financial incentives thatare likely to affect the restructuring and performance of firms facinginternational competition, whether from imports, in export markets, andfrom foreign subsidiaries.
As no official source could be obtained, this measure is coded "amber".
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