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  • China at IBEX
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    China battles trade war with large contingent at IBEX

    2019-10-04T10:33:00Z

    Despite the ongoing trade war between the US and China, a large pavilion of 22 Chinese exhibitors from rope makers to hardware and outboard engine manufacturers were on hand for the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida this week.

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    NauticStar Boats receives NMMA Export Global Star

    2019-09-12T11:08:00Z

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) latest Global Star for Exporting recipient is NauticStar Boats.

  • 58ft Riviera Yacht
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    New Riviera importer for Germany and Benelux

    2019-09-03T07:00:00Z

    BestBoats, a Dutch broker of premium motoryachts, has become the importer of high-end Australian brands Riviera and Belize for Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

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    Trump blinks on new tariff threat

    2019-08-14T07:47:00Z

    US President Donald Trump has softened his position on a threat made earlier this month to levy a new 10% tariff on US$300bn worth of Chinese goods not already subject to existing tariffs.

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    Enterprise Florida creating jobs through export growth

    2019-08-12T10:02:00Z

    With only 4% of US companies exporting goods, state organisations like Enterprise Florida play an important role in helping businesses move into foreign markets with the goal of stimulating job growth through export growth. So, it’s no surprise that nine of the 13 US exhibitors at the Sydney International Boat ...

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    Inflatable watercraft, paddles gain exemption from US tariff list

    2019-08-09T07:06:00Z

    The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that certain inflatable boats, kayaks, canoes and paddles have been excluded from a list of Chinese imports subject to tariffs.

  • Sydney, Australia
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    US manufacturers hope to win over ‘Down Under’

    2019-08-02T08:43:00Z

    The 52nd edition of the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) opened on Thursday with the first-ever USA Pavilion – a block of 15 equipment, component and boat manufacturers exhibiting in a single location as part of the National Marine Manufactures’ Association (NMMA) Export Development Program.

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    Trump threatens additional 10% tariff on Chinese goods

    2019-08-02T08:00:00Z

    US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon threatening to impose a new 10% tariff on an estimated US$300bn worth of goods imported into the US from China

  • Sydney boat show
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    USA Pavilion to debut at Sydney show

    2019-07-30T10:37:00Z

    The debut of the USA Pavilion at the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) is a sellout, with 13 exhibitors, companies and industry stakeholders, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which organised the trade mission.

  • Galeon 650 Sky Deck in Poland-2
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    Polish boatbuilder reports increased exports

    2019-07-23T14:01:00Z

    Galeon, a prominent exhibitor at the recent Wind Water boat show in Poland, is reporting strong exports. The news comes not long after Galeon picked up a 2018 IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Award in the Innovative Onboard Design Solution category for its 640 Fly and 650 Skydeck models. ...

  • Bob's Machine Shop
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    NMMA honours Bob’s Machine Shop with Global Star export award

    2019-07-15T14:02:00Z

    Recognising members who exemplify export success through a demonstrated commitment to exporting, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US has named Bob’s Machine Shop as a 2019 Global Star export honoree.

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    China Section 301 Tariffs list 3 exclusion process opens Sunday

    2019-06-26T13:31:00Z

    Web portal for submitting exclusion requests will open at mid-day on Sunday, 30 June,

  • Correct Craft Bill Yeargin
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    Yeargin: Tariffs hurting Floridians US$178m so far

    2019-06-20T13:34:00Z

    In his latest salvo against the Trump Administration’s tariff wars, Correct Craft president and CEO Bill Yeargin warns the President’s policies are hurting both his economic gains and the very people he is trying to help.

  • Washington
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    Recreational boating industry reels at proposed Mexico tariffs

    2019-06-04T13:40:00Z

    President Trump’s threat last week that he would impose additional tariffs on all goods from Mexico in order to force the government there to help curb illegal immigration into the United States has the recreational boating industry reeling and could jeopardize adoption of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

  • BRP has manufactured Sea-Doo personal watercraft for the US market at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico since 2013
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    Trump announces new tariff on Mexican goods

    2019-05-31T12:29:00Z

    US president Donald Trump raised eyebrows on Thursday when he took to Twitter to announce plans to impose a new 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico effective June 10.

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    Tariffs take toll on US firms

    2019-05-23T07:00:00Z

    How two very different boating companies are impacted in different ways by the Trump administration’s tariff on Chinese goods

  • Actisense wins big at this year's Business Excellence Awards
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    Actisense picks up Business Excellence Award

    2019-05-14T09:55:00Z

    Actisense, the UK-based marine electronics firm, has been named Best Import/Export Company at this year’s Business Excellence Awards held at the Telford International Centre last month.

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    Canada’s tariff concession just part of the plan

    2019-05-07T11:46:00Z

    The Canadian government’s lifting of retaliatory tariffs on boats manufactured in the US was welcomed and appreciated by both countries’ boating industries, but it was no accident according to one official involved in the process.

  • Washington
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    USMCA shows signs of faltering in US Congress

    2019-04-02T12:35:00Z

    The deal reached last year with the Trump Administration, Mexico and Canada to replace the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is showing signs of stalling in US Congress, according to The Washington Post .

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    ICOMIA issues guidance on Brexit

    2019-03-19T12:24:00Z

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has published its latest set of guidance notes in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.