Chinese excavator market passes its peak

After remarkable growth in 2017 and 2018, sales of excavators are set to decline in China this year. However, volumes will still remain good and the country continues to emerge as a major exporter of this type of equipment.


New highs for Indian excavator industry

Sales of crawler excavators in India more than doubled between 2015 and 2018, making it the third largest excavator market in the world after China and the US. This robust growth is set to continue, and it could overtake the US in 3-4 years.


Domestic and global demand drives German compactor industry

A quarter of the ride-on rollers sold around the world are manufactured in Germany. This makes it the biggest producer in the world, closely followed by China.


New reports in August

New Equipment Analyses, Market Reports and Company Profiles are now available to download.


Philippines boom to continue

Construction equipment sales in The Philippines are expected to remain strong thanks to sustained investment in infrastructure. The current good health of the market is in stark contrast to the situation just three years ago, when the market was less than half its current size


Discussing the global market

Off-Highway Research's Chris Sleight was interviewed by our client Wallenius Wilhelmsen about the surge in demand for construction equipment around the world over the last few years.

Read the interview here


New reports in July

New Equipment Analyses, Market Reports and Company Profiles are now available to download.


Unprecedented high for Indian backhoe loader industry

More backhoe loaders were sold in India last year than the rest of the world put together. Although this year’s general election has had an impact on sales, the segment is expected to shortly regain its former buoyancy.


Compaction equipment market peaks in China

More than 15,000 ride-on compactors were sold in China last year and a further 8,000 were exported to other markets.


New European backhoe loader study published

Definitive report looks in-depth at the industry across the region for the first time.