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    Uruguay marine market overview

    2013-12-01T00:00:00Z

    With open-market policies and a strategic location within South America, Uruguay could well be an attractive platform for foreign marine product manufacturers looking to expand in the region. Bordering the Atlantic ocean, its closest neighbours are Argentina to the southwest, and Brazil to the northeast. This location, combined with the ...

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    The Netherlands' marine industry

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    According to Dutch marine industry association HISWA, yacht-builders and their equipment suppliers are under the most pressure, followed by the retail sector. A lack of buyers has caused sales in all three sectors to rop by around 12 per cent compared to the same time last year. Yacht service, ...

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    Headline Financials: Dometic Group

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Sweden’s Dometic Group reported improved results for its third quarter ended 30 September 2013, with net sales up 3% ...

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    Brazil's marine market

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Once the darling of the emerging markets, Brazil’s economy has hit the buffers. In truth the promise and excitement that accompanied its meteoric growth over the past decade had been ebbing away since 2011, as steadily rising inflation, a weak currency, and sluggish demand for its mineral and agriculture commodities, ...

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    Headline Financials: Cranchi - Updated

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI Plus has posted an updated financial report for Italy-based Cantiere Nautico Cranchi S.p.A. which builds a range of sportboats, open and hardtop cruisers, flybridge cruisers and yachts ranging from 27 to 66 feet. Founded by Giovanni Cranchi in 1870, the fifth-generation family-run business today has four production plants, ...

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    Headline Financials: Osculati - Updated

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI Plus has posted an updated financial report for Osculati SpA, a family-run business established in 1958 by Emilio Osculati with more than 18,000 boat equipment and accessory products on offer for both OEM and aftermarket. The company operates from two sites located in Milan and Lucca, Italy with ...

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    Headline Financials: Sessa Marine - Updated

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI Plus has posted an updated financial report for Italian boatbuilder Sessa Marine, a three-generation family business which builds four motorboat lines ranging from 18-68 feet, including fishing boats, open sport boats, open and hardtop cruisers and flybridge yachts. The latest financial accounts for Sessa Marine for the financial ...

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    US marine market overview

    2013-10-01T00:00:00Z

    In his annual state-of-the-industry address a few weeks ago at IBEX, NMMA president Thom Dammrich recited statistics showing that the recovery in the boating industry was moving forward. He pointed to leading indicators that seemed to track with new-boat sales – an improving consumer confidence index, an uptick in housing ...

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    GE Capital Marine Index - Q2 2013

    2013-10-01T00:00:00Z

    According to the most recent release of the GE Capital EMEA Marine Index, marine product turn stabilized in the second quarter of 2013, slipping only -0.55% after several quarters of significant deterioration. Year-on-year the Index declined by 6.42% and remains at a two year low reflecting the weak economic ...

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    USA Boats Sales Data (30ft and above)

    2013-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Statistical Survey’s Quarterly Trend report for IBI Plus shows total US sales of fibreglass boats 30 feet and above slowed through the second quarter of 2013 down to 3% growth year-on-year (y/y) compared to 12% in the previous period. As in Europe, much of the US suffered a slow spring ...

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    Iceland's marine market

    2013-08-01T00:00:00Z

    The market for leisure boats and related equipment in Iceland is relatively small compared with the majority of European states but on a per capita basis is not insignificant. However, with a population of only 320,000 and an economy still suffering from the catastrophic financial melt down in 2008, the ...

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    Australia's marine market

    2013-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Unlike most other developed nations, Australia’s economy kept growing in the aftermath of the 2008 global downturn, notching up 21 years of uninterrupted economic growth, helped more recently with a mining boom fuelled by Chinese demand. The robust headline financials – GDP growth of around 3 per cent, inflation ...

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    Norway's marine market

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    The majority had been hoping for some sort of rebound in the market in 2012, but with sales off by 5-7 per cent across most segments, last year proved another false dawn for the Norwegian industry.  

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    Sweden's marine market

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Although Sweden emerged from the European debt crisi relatively unscathed, an ever-strengthening krona is having a profound effect on the country's leisure marine sector. According to Swedish marine industries federation Sweboat, around 15,784 boats were sold on the home market in 2012 — a drop of 16.7 per cent ...

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    Finland's marine market

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Finland officially entered recession this year, undermining trade, consumer confidence, and the willingness to spend on big-ticket items such as yachts. According to preliminary statistics, the Finnish economy shrank by 0.1 per cent in the first three months of 2013 after contracting by 0.6 per cent in the fourth ...

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    Headline Financials: Selva Marine

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Selva Marine Rebounds A year after his passing, Lorenzo Selva would be proud to see his family’s three generation company continuing to thrive and posting a recovery in 2012 after the industry’s worst-ever downturn. Turnover at Selva Marine for the financial year ending August 2012 was up more ...

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    Denmark's marine market

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    There are still few signs of improvements in the leisure marine industry in Denmark, with 2012 at best flat for business. Last year drew to a close with "new boat sales down, sales of outboard engines down, and sales of marine equipment even with the previous year," Bjarne Carsen, of ...

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    GE Capital Marine Index - Q1 2013

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    According to the most recent release of the GE Capital EMEA Marine Index, marine product turn deteriorated again in the first quarter of 2013, dropping by a further 5.8% to the lowest level in two years. Year-on-year the index declined by 13.8% reflecting the wider economic climate across the ...

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    Headline Financials: Fairline Boats - Updated

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    IBI Plus has posted an updated financial report for UK based Fairline Boats, the UK’s third largest boatbuilder which produces a line of open, hardtop and flybridge luxury motorboats ranging from 38-78 feet. The latest financial accounts for the Fairline Group, filed for the year ending December 2012, indicate ...

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    USA Boat Sales Data (30ft and over)

    2013-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Statistical Survey’s Quarterly Trend report for IBI Plus shows total US sales of fibreglass boats 30 feet and above continued to struggle though the end of 2012, down 7.7% compared to the same period in 2011. After four quarters of year-over-year improvements, motorboats over 30 feet dropped 13.5% in ...