Tractor Sales Up For 2012

Submitted by Koenig.Equipment on Fri, 06/22/2012 - 10:52am

Tractor Sales Up For 2012

Tractors

 
According to tractorlife.com, tractor sales in April 2012 showed some increase. This is a year-over-year increase from 2011 using stats compiled from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. From tractorlife.com:
 
In its monthly Flash Report, AEM says 12,107 tractors in the under 40-hp category were sold in April 2012. Sales in the 40 to under-100 hp category were equally as strong, up 11.9 percent for the month. Sales in the 100+ hp category were down slightly, 3.6 percent, compared to the same month a year ago.
 
For the year, sales in the under-40 hp category are 6.6 percent higher compared to last year at this time, up 5.8 percent in the 40 to under-100 hp category, and up slightly (0.1 percent) in the 100+ hp category.
 
Four-wheel drive sales were down for the month, 4.6 percent, compared to a year ago, and are off 2.2 percent year to date.
 
Self-propelled combine sales continue to lag last year’s pace, down 23.6 percent for the month, and down 38.6 percent year to date.