IBI Market Overviews – Page 3

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    Yacht Brokerage Market Report | US-Europe 2015 Summary

    2016-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Global brokerage sales volumes and values rose in 2015 despite a small volume decline in the United States.  

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    Market overview | France

    2016-02-01T00:00:00Z

    After a number of lean years, a rise in exports has finally brought some good news for the French nautical market. However, the sluggish domestic market remains cause for concern.  

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    Market overview | Italy

    2016-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Many Italian companies report sales that are half of their 2007 highs, but everyone is happy to see the industry moving in the right direction.  

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    Market overview | South East Asia

    2015-12-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI investigates the impact of the economic slowdown in china on the key south East Asia boating markets of Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.  

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    Market overview | UK

    2015-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Despite setbacks for the main motorboat manufacturers, and hampered by a strong pound, the UK’s marine industry reports continued, if unspectacular, growth supported by surprisingly good results in the small craft sector.  

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    Yacht Brokerage Market Report | US-Europe January-September 2015

    2015-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Brokerage sales volumes increased in the United States and held even in Europe during the third quarter, while values improved.  

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    Market overview | Netherlands

    2015-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Dutch boatbuilding and equipment supply has quite rightly earned a strong international reputation, thanks to its innovative, high quality work and reliable service. But like the rest of the world, the Netherlands is still tackling the aftermath of the 2008 economic crisis. Its domestic industries and markets have all ...

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    Market overview | US

    2015-11-01T00:00:00Z

    According to both statistical and anecdotal data, the US equipment sector is experiencing a growth year that will probably end in the mid-single digits. IBEX, the US equipment trade show in Louisville, Kentucky, was booked to capacity, with many exhibitors reporting quality attendees. With new-boat sales on the rise, ...

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    Market overview | Brazil

    2015-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Brazil’s boating industry has done an extreme- about face in the last five years. According to industry statistics, new boat sales are down 30%-40% in the last year, following two previous years of declines. Some categories are worse than others, but every boatbuilder is feeling the pain.  

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    Market overview | Canada

    2015-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Having weathered the economic storms that marked the beginning of this decade, Canadian marine equipment manufacturers enjoy comparatively smooth sailing these days, with a stable domestic market and a growing interest in developing export trade.

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    Market overview | Mexico

    2015-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Even with the uncertain economy, Mexico’s boating industry has reported growth in the past five years. Since the country has few recreational boatbuilders, the boating market relies mostly on US and European imports.  

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    Round-up | South and Central America

    2015-10-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI reviews the prospects of some of the key Central and South American markets  

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    Market overview | Australia

    2015-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Various changes are giving the Australian leisure marine industry greater confidence about the future  

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    Round up | Europe

    2015-09-01T00:00:00Z

    The tide has turned, thanks largely to a devaluation of the euro that has boosted exports across the continent, but concerns remain, not least for the suffering sailboat sector  

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    Market overview | Gulf

    2015-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Back in the gloomy days of 2008, at the start of the global financial crisis and the impending storm that would affect the leisure boating industry in Europe and the US, the Gulf was seen by many as a market that would provide a lifeline for the boating industry. ...

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    Market overview | US

    2015-07-01T00:00:00Z

    A side-by-side comparison of 2006’s retail unit sales for new boats with the most recent numbers is confusing, especially when most industry analysts sound ecstatic about the current market. Almost everyone in the US industry, except the sailboat and sterndrive segments, see 2015 as the definitive recovery year, with ...

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    Yacht Brokerage Market Report | US-Europe Apr-May 2015

    2015-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Spring brokerage sales in Europe continued the first-quarter trend of higher sales levels than in 2015. Pricing improved in many segments, and sailboat sales were particularly strong.  

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    Market overview | Scandinavia

    2015-05-01T00:00:00Z

    A weakened Krona and euro are helping exports of bigger boats but domestically it’s small boat sales that are driving a resurgence  

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    Market overview | Colombia

    2015-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Lured by Colombia’s booming economy, a large percentage of its nearly 50 million population have turned to the marketplace for a wide range of products. Cars, seaside properties and boats are some of the high-ticket items in demand.  

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    Market overview | Germany

    2015-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Despite the Greek debt crisis and ongoing tensions with Russia over Ukraine, Germany’s leisure marine firms ended 2014 on a relatively upbeat note. Sales of marine goods and services, excluding superyachts, were up by 1.7% to $1.77bn compared to the previous year, with all sectors of the market – new ...