Although a low volume machine type in Chinese terms, the skid-steer loader is gaining in popularity and exports are also on the rise.
Forecast updates – the rebound in 2021 and the impact of supply constraints
Infrastructure investment will drive demand for machines over the coming years, and the mining & quarrying segment is particularly important for wheeled loader sales in India
Chris Sleight, managing director of Off-Highway Research, speaks to International Construction editor Andy Brown the state of the global markets. The video comes ahead of an extensive feature in the June 2021 edition of the magazine giving an outlook for global machine sales.
High construction activity and incentives to buy machines are huge positives, but supply issues may be a barrier.
International Construction has published a comment piece from two industry thought leaders on the potential for a Tesla-like company to bring revolutionary change to the industry through electrification of equipment.
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The last decade has seen crawler excavators overtake wheeled loaders as the construction machine of choice in China. However, demand for wheeled loaders in the country remains enormous at more than 100,000 units per year.
Sales of ride-on compaction equipment in France will stay subdued this year, before bouncing back in 2022, according to a new equipment analysis in the European Service.
The market will rise this year, but with a slowdown coming in roadbuilding, other sectors will rise in importance over the medium term.