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South Africa

Stats & Facts_S.Africa_Aug-Sept 2019


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Germany Stats&Facts_April-May Issue


Stats & Facts _Europe 2019

South Korea

Korea Stats & Facts_June-July-2019

Norway & Sweden

Norway & Sweden Stats & Facts_April-May Issue


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New Zealand

New Zealand Stats&Facts_June-July-2019


Japan Stats&Facts_April-May Issue


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Europe-US Trade

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IBI Market Overviews

Market Overview | Europe


Europe posted its fastest growth since 2007 as economic recovery consolidated and delivered real GDP growth of 2.6% in 2017. Against that backdrop, a return of consumer confidence and willingness to spend on discretionary items finally gave traditional boating markets in Europe the boost they needed to put boat sales ...

Market Overview | Germany


Confidence in Germany’s marine leisure industry is high and builders’ order books are full, but changing boat usage, dated business models, and an ageing demographic present both challenges and opportunities

Market Overview | France 2018


A favourable wind is blowing for the French nautical industry. The many signs of growth were underlined in the positive report given by Yves Lyon-Caen at the traditional press conference at the beginning of December just before the opening of the Paris Nautic Boatshow. “We are experiencing a favourable national ...

Market Overview | Italy


The mood at Genoa in September said it all. The Italian market was back with a bang. Since 2015 domestic builders have had to make the most of rising export markets as they clawed their way back into the profit, but as the favourable economic tide lifts Italy off the ...

Market Overview | Netherlands Equipment


Dutch suppliers of marine equipment and accessories are reporting healthy sales in 2017, with demand for products that improve onboard comfort levels or lower the cost of boating coming from both the aftermarket and boatbuilders alike. According to national watersports association HISWA, equipment firms in the Netherlands grew sales by ...

Market Overview | UK


One of Europe’s biggest boat-producing countries, the UK industry registered its fifth year of growth in 2016 and the trend looks likely to have continued through 2017. Marine companies from all segments generated total industry sales of £3.01bn (€3.8bn) in 2016 – a 1.6% rise compared to the previous 12-month ...


Italian boating industry sees fourth consecutive year of double-digit growth


talian marine industry association UCINA presented its latest figures on Thursday, marking the start of the 2019 Genoa Boat Show.

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UK boatbuilders report strong growth amid challenging conditions


New figures released by UK trade association British Marine at the 2019 Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, highlight that Britain’s boatbuilding revenue increased by 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover.

HISWA-in-Water 2019

Dutch boating sector records 3.5% first-half growth


HISWA Holland Marine Industry recorded a 3.5% growth rate in sales in the first half of 2019 compared to the same 2018 period.

French leisure marine industry exceeds €5bn


French trade association FIN (La Fédération des Industries Nautiques) has presented its key figures for the 2018 industry season in France.

NMMA Abstract: US boat registrations down in 2018


US boat registrations declined less than 1% in 2018, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in its final release of data from the 2018 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract.


Challenges ahead for UK marine industry


UK trade association British Marine today released its latest sentiment figures on the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry ahead of next week’s Southampton International Boat Show.

US boat sales

ITR sees declining US boat production over next two years


US boat production expected to decline in next 12 months, but swift recovery predicted

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Sweboat reports stable market


As the Scandinavian boating season comes to an end, Sweboat, the Swedish marine industry association, says its member companies are reporting stable sales and positive growth in certain segments of the market compared to this time last year.

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