Tag Archives: North American Free Trade Agreement

USMCA: Let’s get it done

The past few weeks have been good for the boating industry related to Canada and Mexico. President Trump lifted the 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel and Canada lifted the retaliatory tariffs that were hurting our industry on both sides of the border. Now we are focused on the final step of putting the North American trade war behind us; ...

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NMMA ramps up advocacy efforts after Congressional summer recess

Last week, NMMA and their members held several events and meetings on Capitol Hill and with the administration to highlight the recreational boating industry’s priorities – including trade, the Modern Fish Act, E15, and workforce development. The November midterm elections are just around the corner and NMMA is working diligently to accomplish the industry’s objectives before the end of the ...

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Trade organizations urge governments to resolve remaining NAFTA differences

Preserving a strong trilateral agreement is essential to tens of thousands of marine manufacturing businesses in North America and a top National Marine Manufacturers Association priority. Last Friday, U. S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s notified Congress that the Trump Administration plans to proceed on revising the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with or without Canada. “This announcement is a ...

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