Tag Archives: Canadian tariffs

U.S. boats spared from Canadian retaliatory tariffs

boating tariffs

Following the Trump administration’s decision to reimpose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, the Canadian government announced that it will impose dollar-for-dollar retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products. Unlike the previous aluminum and steel tariff dispute between the two countries, U.S. boats were not included on the initial list of products that will be subject to the countermeasure, which NMMA and ...

Read More »

NMMA announces an easier path to boat sales in Canada

NMMA announced it is entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Transport Canada to ease the entry of NMMA Certified boats and yachts for sale into the Canadian marketplace. NMMA certified boat manufacturers will soon be able to provide an NMMA certificate for their certified model alongside an abbreviated Declaration of Conformity (DoC), in lieu of the more comprehensive DoC ...

Read More »

NMMA provides update on Canada’s retaliatory tariffs

It has been an intense few weeks in the recreational boating industry. The National Marine Manufacturers Association advocacy staff on both sides of the border have been working around-the-clock to communicate to both the U.S. and Canadian governments that tariffs between the two countries do nothing to protect jobs or economies. On Sunday, July 1, the Government of Canada began ...

Read More »

Canada announces retaliatory tariffs that include boats

The decision by the Trump Administration to implement 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from Canada, the European Union and Mexico, has already ignited a trade war with both the EU, Mexico, and Canada. All three regions are top export markets for the U.S. recreational boating industry. Canada's Department of Finance announced that in response ...

Read More »