Off-Highway Research offers data and analysis on international markets for agricultural tractors through its International, Chinese and Indian Database Services, Equipment Analyses from the European, Indian and Chinese Services, Country Analyses from the European Service and Special Reports on emerging markets.
A saturated machine population and changes to subsidies are seeing unit sales decline, although there are opportunities in the higher power categories.
Despite a surge in sales last year, demand for agricultural tractors is unlikely to improve until 2019
The biggest tractor market in the world continues to get bigger, with sales forecast to reach 775,000 units by 2022.
An agricultural tractors is defined as a 4-wheeled or tracklaying automotive vehicle used for pulling farm equipment. The vehicle has no body apart from a cab and consists of two or more axles. The definition is typically inclusive of wheeled and crawler tractors.
The lower size limit of tractors included in Off-Highway Research’s data depends from region to region. There is no upper limit to the size of tractors covered.
Single axle walking tractors, power tillers, small tractors with a simple belt drive transmission or single cylinder engine are not included in Off-Highway Research’s analysis.