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NMMA opposes tariffs on multiple fronts

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has voiced its opposition and supported the efforts of like-minded members of Congress in three key ways in recent weeks. NMMA’s government relations team distributed statements of opposition jointly endorsed with International Council of Marine Industry Association and the European Boating Industry, highlighted the marine industry during Congressional hearings with the Trump Adminstration, and held ...

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NMMA condemns aluminum tariffs, issues action call

Thom Dammrich, NMMA president, reiterated the recreational boating industry’s concerns following President Trump’s formal announcement yesterday of new tariffs on steel imports (a 25 percent tariff) and aluminum imports (a 10 percent tariff) – releasing the following statement: “The Administration’s short-sighted decision to implement new tariffs is meant to fulfill a campaign promise rather than support robust, pro-growth trade policy. ...

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At the helm: Aluminum sheet issue needs decisive response

Marine manufacturers and the boating industry will suffer great harm if the U.S. Department of Commerce is successful with its aluminum trade practices case against China. Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the “self-initiation” of the unfair trade case against common alloy aluminum sheet in late November.  The National Marine Manufacturers Association quickly sprang into legislative action, closely monitoring the issue throughout ...

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NMMA urges letter campaign on aluminum sheet issue

Last week NMMA hosted a webinar detailing the recent decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission to continue its antidumping and counterveiling duty investigations of common alloy aluminum sheet from China that's impacting the recreational boating industry. As this issue continues to evolve quickly, it is critical NMMA members let Congress know the impact the proposed tariff would have on ...

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NMMA aluminum sheet case webinar set for Jan. 16

Please join the NMMA federal government affairs team for a special webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time regarding an important developing trade issue that could impact the boating and marine boat building business.  Attorneys from the law firm Mowry & Grimson will also participate.  WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 TIME: 11:30 EASTERN REGISTER: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3253388224283443713 After ...

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