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for Metro Magazine Vol. 1 Issue 3, Apr 2000
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The boatbuilding industry in North Carolina has rebounded from its 1980s decline, with approximately 100 companies employing 25,000 workers and pumping $500,000 million into coastal economies. Boatbuilders feel the state should be more involved in their industry. States like New Jersey and Florida give larger tax shares and resources to the boating community than does North Carolina. Others, including New Jersey, Florida, and South Carolina, are sharp competitors for sales.