The 25 percent levy on U.S.-built boats exported to the EU has cost American manufacturers $400 million, the groups say.
The Trump Administration has reimposed aluminum tariffs.
The USMCA and a “Phase One” tariff agreement with China are a good start, the trade association said, but much more needs to be done.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Beijing will lower import tariffs on frozen pork, pharmaceuticals and some high-tech components starting Jan. 1.
The agreement cancels tariffs on some products and reduces others by half.
The new agreement could help many U.S. marine businesses that import products and source parts from China.
Pete Hoekstra, a former Congressman whose district included S2 Yachts and Four Winns, learns about the economic hardships the EU tariffs have caused to some U.S. boat builders.
The American Sportfishing Association is encouraging members to apply immediately.
Tariffs did curtail exports by 24 percent to Canada, Mexico and the European Union during the second half of the year, according to an NMMA report.
U.S. manufacturers have three potential avenues for tariff removal.