ICOMIA Members


  • China Boat Industry & Trade Association - CBITA

    F9, No 118 Qinghai Road
    Shanghai Shi Shanghai, 200041
    Contact Name
    Mr. Yu XIE

    China Boat Industry and Trade Association (CBITA) is the premier trade association for the recreational boating industry in China. This non-profit association was established in 2000 approved by Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People`s Republic of China and it has been recruiting more than 200 members in the past 10 years. CBITA is involved in research, design, manufacture, repair, service, trade, education on boating and relevant technical equipment. CBITA produces China`s largest China (Shanghai) International Boat Show and it is expected to unveil its 15th edition in April 2010. The 14th CIBS 2009 was reported to have generated a turnover of about 35,000,000 USD.

  • China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association - CCYIA

    Maple International Center
    Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.
    Beijing Shi Office A-1506, Xichimen North Road No.32
    Contact Name
    Stella Zheng
    Contact Email

    China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA) was founded in November 2006. Its headquarters are in Beijing, China, and it has 21 permanent staff. Mr. Zheng Weihang is the executive Chairman and secretary-general of CCYIA. As trusted by Chinese government, CCYIA is responsible for leading and developing the yacht industry and cruise industry in China.

    CCYIA’s responsibilities regarding the yacht industry includes:

    A. Facilitate the Chinese central government in formulating industry policies:

    CCYIA acts as adviser and consultant of the Chinese government. CCYIA has set up professional research teams and completed research and studies trusted by China National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Public Security, National Tourism Administration, and Administration of Customs. CCYIA advises to Ministry of Finance and National Administration of Taxation regarding reducing or exempting special consumption tax imposed on yacht purchase.

    B. Advise Chinese cities on developing the yacht industry

    Each year, CCYIA completes research studies concerning yacht policies, yacht industry plan, and yacht market studies, all of which are trusted by the local government of Chinese cities.

    Chinese coastal cities including Xiamen, Fuzhou, Sanya, Haikou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Zhuhai, and Shenzhen have been advised by CCYIA and started to reserve public coastal lines for public marinas. Some of them have already planned to build public marinas and boat launch facilities. Such actions would substantially improve the industry’s status quo. In the meanwhile, building public yacht marina has been recognized by local governments. CCYIA’s efforts and contribution have been highly recognized by the yacht industry and boating will definitely become a popular activity for tasteful water entertainment. In October 2008, CCYIA set up National Commanding Committee of Yacht Expert (NCCYE) consisting of 29 experts from 8 central government agencies. In March 2010, China Yacht Club Cooperation Union was established, and it consists of 21 established yacht clubs and yacht companies.

    C. Hold Yacht Summit and Expo