Demand for construction equipment, particularly crawler excavators, is expected to pick up significantly following the general election due in 2019.
Off-Highway Research managing director Chris Sleight will present at the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) Summit, which takes place in Rome, Italy from 17th to 19th October.
Find us in Shanghai in Hall N1, on stand 131.
Sales of mobile cranes in China grew 132 per cent last year. Demand continues to increase, with a market peak above 31,000 machine sales expected in 2019.
The current buoyancy in the worldwide market for wheeled loaders is expected to be sustained over the coming years. While unit sales will decline slightly, the worth of the sector will continue to climb, thanks to growth in high value markets.
Increased investment in the mining industry has seen equipment sales surge in the largest construction equipment market in Southeast Asia, according to Off-Highway Research’s new Special Report.
Market to rise a further 40 per cent on top of the 125 per cent increase seen in 2017.
Worldwide construction equipment sales are expected to increase 12 per cent this year, following on from the 27 per cent rise seen in 2017. This will take total sales to almost 1 million units in 2018.
Off-Highway Research has completed the mid-year updates of its Chinese, Indian and International Database Services, and Global Volume & Value/Global Volume & Value PLUS Services.
Updated forecast points to 3 per cent growth in 2018 following last year’s dramatic surge in demand.