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First half-year down, confirmed sales volumes

Between January and June, the italian agricultural machinery market recorded a downturn for all the main types of machinery, but confirmed sales volumes above the average of the last four years. FederUnacoma: lively demand, decline due to problems in the supply chain. Variables relating to raw materials and the geopolitical scenario are weighing on the rest of the year
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Tractors: sales 'boom' in India

The Asian giant will surpass one million registered units in 2021, establishing itself as by far the most active country in the agricultural machinery market. The figures - released during EIMA Agrimach India - describe a market that has more than doubled in the ten-year period 2009-2019, and today has a clear advantage over the - also very substantial - markets of China, the United States and Europe
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Tractors, European market down at the start of the year

After a strongly profitable 2021, the first quarter of the new year saw a slight contraction for the European tractor market, which lost 5.3%. Nevertheless, demand for agricultural machinery continues to remain at high levels. War in Ukraine, rising raw material prices, and logistics problems are the main unknowns for the coming months
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Gardening machines, good market levels

Sales figures for gardening and landscaping machinery and equipment indicate a decline (-7.4%) in the first three months of the year after the record growth recorded in 2021. Variables related to weather trends and industrial raw material supplies may influence the market in the coming months, although forecasts for the end of the year indicate still high sales volumes
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Market growth but with productions risks

During 2022, the Italian agricultural machinery market should maintain good levels, also due to the presence of incentives and financing. On the industrial front, however, the cost of raw materials and energy is likely to curb production and substantially increase machinery prices
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Digital agriculture, the italian boom

Public incentive tools are contributing to the growth of agriculture 4.0 in Italy. Between 2020 and 2021 the turnover of the digital market tripled, rewarding in particular expenditure on machines and equipment connected natively. As investments in 'smart' systems have grown, so has their spread: today 6% of the agricultural surface area is cultivated with smart technologies
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Gardening machineries, good outcome from the 2021 market

All the main product types closed with a profit. Significant increases were recorded for trimmers (+21.6%), chainsaws (+15.1%) and lawn mowers (+12.9%). Sprayers, which are also used for sanitisation during the most critical moments of the pandemic emergency, went against the trend, down 33.8%. A total of 1,660,148 units were sold in 2021, including self-propelled machines, powered equipment and hand tools
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Agricultural machinery, global market recovers

Data provided by the manufacturers' associations indicate sales increases in all the main areas of the world. Tractors grew in Europe by an average of 16.6%, with peaks in Italy (+36%) and Poland (+43%). The market is still dynamic in the current year, but with the uncertainties linked to the strong increase in the costs of raw materials and fuels
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Agricultural machinery: growing market in 2021

At the end of the year, registration figures show very significant increases for tractors (+36%) and other types of vehicles. The effects of incentives for 4.0 machinery, which will remain in force in the new year, are positive. Further support may come from EU funds, through the Rural Development Plans (RDP) and the Next Generation EU (Recovery Plan)
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Market at its peaks in the first half of 2021

Europe ended the first half of the year with 25% growth compared to the same period in 2020. All European countries are in the black. The raw material crisis is weighing on the market, but demand remains high
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Club of Bologna, focus on spare parts and components

During the 30th Meeting of Club of Bologna, which took place in the frame of EIMA International, the deputy general manager of FederUnacoma, Fabio Ricci, presented the characteristics of the spare parts sector which in Italy - fourth European market – has a turnover of 670 million euros
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Tractors: global sales boom

Tractor sales figures indicate record increases in all major countries. The general economic recovery encourages investments," says FederUnacoma President Alessandro Malavolti, "but what is crucial is the good performance of agricultural production and, above all, the growth prospects of the primary sector, which within the next nine years is going to grow by 18% for plant production and 13% for livestock products
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Agricultural machinery: record growth for the Italian market

In the first nine months of the year, tractor registrations grew by 43.8%, and strong increases were recorded for all other types of machinery. The excellent performance of the domestic market combined with the growth of exports - says Alessandro Malavolti, president of the manufacturers - will lead to an overall turnover of the Italian industry of no less than 14 billion Euros by the end of the year
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Gardening equipment, clear growth in the market

The data on sales of machinery and equipment for gardening and landscaping aannounced at EIMA. Italian market at + 24.3% in nine months 2021, and exports for lawn mowers and chainsaws also up (+23% in July). Turnover 2021 of Italian industries expected at +15% for a value of almost one billion euros. The president of Comagarden, Renato Cifarelli, highlights the problem of raw materials, and the rising costs for Italian companies
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EIMA International, components in the spotlight

The Bologna exhibition opens an important window on the components industry, an increasingly dynamic and strategic sector in the field of mechanics for agriculture and landscaping. 657 manufacturers will be in Bologna, 178 of them foreign
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Agricultural machinery, market at top performance with the commodity uncertainty

Between January and August, sales grew in all the main markets. In Italy, tractor registrations were up 45% compared to 2020, driven by the digitalisation of the primary market. Raw material trends weigh on future trends
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Telescopic handlers in the spotlight

EIMA International showcases the best technologies for every type of machine and every type of work. Moreover, the Bologna event is also an opportunity to monitor the development trends of the various categories of vehicles. Among these, the telescopic handler...
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Operating machines, a strong point of EIMA International

Among the major agricultural machinery exhibitions, EIMA International is the one that offers the widest choice of operating machines and equipment. These vehicles for working the soil, treating crops, harvesting and transporting produce, irrigation and livestock farming - located in...
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Agricultural equipment, market at record pace

Registration figures released by FederUnacoma show, for the first six months of the year, increases of 52% for tractors and significant growth for all other types of vehicles. A positive phase also on foreign markets, with strong increases in the United States, India and Turkey. World trade is expected to grow by 7.3% over the next four years
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Tractors, a "specialised" market

The share of tractors specifically designed for orchards and vineyards in the total number of registered tractors is growing, accounting for almost 40% of the market and recording a 63% increase in the first quarter of the year. The RIVE international exhibition in Pordenone - organised in partnership with FederUnacoma - is a point of reference for the most advanced technologies for the viticulture and winemaking industry
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Components, a sector in the spotlight

The first quarter of the year shows a clear increase in turnover for manufacturers of components for agricultural machinery and equipment. The domestic market and exports are doing well. According to Comacomp, the positive trend should continue in the coming months thanks to a high number of orders. The October rendezvous with EIMA International is a great opportunity to give further impetus to companies in the sector. To date, 520 exhibitors have been confirmed for the components exhibition alone
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Agricultural machinery, market potential in Ukraine

Thanks to very favourable climatic and soil conditions, Ukrainian agriculture has great potential for development, but is lacking in terms of production technology. In addition to being obsolete, the fleet of agricultural machinery is undersized compared to the sector’s needs. Potential demand is estimated at 40,000 tractors and 5,000 combine harvesters per year
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Agricultural machinery: a changing market

In a 2020 marked by the health emergency, tractor sales grew in all the main markets. India saw a new historical record (more than 800,000 units sold), while in China, medium and high-powered tractors are at the top. The USA is growing, Europe is struggling
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Agricultural machinery, market soars in the first quarter

Registrations of tractors and other types of machinery recorded significant increases in the January-March period, which not only made up for the deficit of the first quarter of 2020, but also pushed sales to record levels. Public support was decisive, with tax incentives for 4.0 and the Sabatini Law. Sales of higher-powered tractors soared
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Green machinery, growing market in 2020

After a sharp drop at the beginning of the year, sales of gardening machinery and equipment recovered steadily during the summer and autumn months, reaching a peak in the last quarter that brought the final balance to a profit of 3.3%. The figure for lawn mowers was negative, while sprayers, which are also used for sanitizing environments, showed a clear increase
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Agricultural machinery: market recovering at the end of 2020

The sharp surge in sales in the last two months of the year made it possible to partially offset the collapse recorded between March and May due to the first pandemic wave and the lockdown. Final balance in the red, but with less negative percentages than the period
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Agricultural technologies: sales increase in the U.S.

Tractors close 2020 with a 17.7% increase, combines 5.5%. The market is benefiting from the flywheel effect induced by the increase in federal aid, which reached a new high of $37 billion. The first estimates for 2021 show positive results
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Agricultural machinery: new unknowns in a recovering market

Sales figures in the US, India, Germany and other countries indicate a sharp recovery after the crisis of last spring, but the new health emergency risks halting the sector. Registrations are recovering also in Italy, but production risks having a setback if the logistical and transport difficulties were to slow down exports
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Components, a key sector for agricultural mechanization

Despite having the characteristics of an anti-cyclical sector, the Italian components sector was also affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Comacomp estimates, in 2020, production's value should fall by 4.6% in 2019. The losses are mainly concentrated in the first half of the year, while signs of recovery can be seen in the third quarter
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Agricultural machinery, market recovery expected

Compared to other production sectors the primary sector is the one that has shown greater resilience. Global production of grains and milk increased, as did the prices of the main agricultural commodities. Agriculture and mechanization are strategic in sustaining the population, but the pandemic has held back the agricultural machinery market, where a recovery is expected in the coming months
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Gardening machines, market in recovery

The third quarter of 2020 closes with +19% in total sales compared to the same period of 2019. The growth in the July-September period offsets the collapse that occurred in the first part of the year, limiting the losses for the first nine months to -0.7%
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Tractor market: recovery expected in the second half of the year

The European agricultural machinery market closes the first six months of 2020 in the red. The contributing factors are the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, which made themselves felt especially between the months of March and May. According to CEMA, a trend reversal is possible in the second half of the year
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Garden equipment strong rebound in the second quarter

The gardening machinery and equipment market returned to growth in the second quarter of the year with an increase of 13.5% compared to the same period of 2019. However, the figure for the half-year is still negative (-7% on 2019) because the recovery in sales was unable to compensate for the losses of the lockdown. Boom of atomizers and sprayers (+44%)
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EIMA Digital Preview to boost the market

The first half of 2020 meets the forecasts and confirms the sharp stop of the Italian market. Major falls across all the main types of machinery; the downturn occurred mainly between March and May. Recovery is possible for the second half of the year, but the macroeconomic framework’s uncertainty weighs on the picture. EIMA Digital Preview, the first sector exhibition after Covid-19, will bridge the great kermesse in February
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Groundskeeping: market in decline

With a 23.1% drop in the first three months of the year, the gardening sector is suffering from the health emergency. The March figure, characterized by the sharp reduction in activities, affected the balance sheet for the quarter and saw almost all product segments decline. Battery-powered models are still growing, on average for the quarter. According to Comagarden and the Morgan survey group, it is possible that in the coming months there could be a market recovery. A 9% decline is expected at the end of the year
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Tractors, the pandemic is holding back the market

All major European countries are reporting a significant decrease in tractor sales in April as a result of the coronavirus. Spain, Italy, and the United Kingdom are heavily down; Germany holds. The prespectives of the coming months in a context marked by uncertainty
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Tractors, Italian market impacted by the health emergency

The sales figures for the first part of the year show a collapse in March, characterized by the slowdown in activities and then by the stoppage of production sites. Even with a reopening of the industrial plants, the second half of the year will remain conditioned by the reduction in the volumes produced and by the lower investment capacity of farms
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Tractors, European market growing in 2019

Positive closing balance for the tractor market, which concludes 2019 with an increase of 5% over 2018. The medium-low power ranges, which account for 52% of the more than 191 thousand vehicles sold last year, are growing. The coming months are overshadowed by a great uncertainty: the unknowns linked to the developments of the Covid-19 pandemic
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Green machines: stable market in 2019

Sales of green space maintenance machines and equipment held their 2018 levels. After the significant increases recorded in the initial months of 2019, demand decreased in the fourth quarter due to bad weather conditions that blocked maintenance operations. The uncertainties related to Coronavirus are affecting the current year
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Agricultural mechanization: the market scenario

In the third quarter of 2019, sales of tractors decrease in India, which confirms its place as the most important market worldwide, and especially in Turkey. They are increasing in Europe, the US and Russia. Negative forecasts for the agricultural machinery sector, which in the first six months of 2020 is expected to go through a generalized downward phase
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Tractors: the Italian market stabilizes

Registrations stood at 18,579 in 2019, in line with the average figure for recent years. As regards the other types of machines, combine harvesters, tractors with loading platforms and trailers are decreasing, while telescopic handlers are growing
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Agrievolution, the future agriculture is specialized

At the beginning of October, the seventh Agrievolution world summit took place in Madrid and hosted 120 delegates coming from 15 countries. The focus was on new eating styles and the growth of specialized crops. The world demand of fruit and vegetable products is constantly increasing and this has consequences on the destination of agricultural land as well as on the market of machinery for specialized crops
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Tractors: lights and shadows on the world market

Data on sales in the main countries indicate consistent growth in the United States and India, while China and Turkey are in decline. Europe closes 2018 with a 10% drop in registrations, but is confirmed as the main exporter of agricultural machinery with a share of over 60% of the total world exports for a value of 36 billion euros
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Soil processing, a market that grew by 5%

Positive trend in 2018 of the market for the "implements". Soil processing machines, fertilizer spreaders, and seeders recorded a strong growth compared to the previous year, while the sales of precision seeders and equipment for crop protection had a slight decrease. 2019 should also remain at these levels
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Landscaping machines, sales surge in the first quarter

The Comagarden/Morgan figures, indicate an average increase of 29% in the first part of the year. The favourable weather pattern, of opposite trend compared to the same period 2017, is at the root of this anomalous growth in demand, which should decrease over the course of the year while still maintaining an index in line with that of last year
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Gardening market, a cultural phenomenon

Landscaping is becoming an increasingly stable element of architectural design and the management of open spaces, both public and private. The industry that produces specific machines and equipment has the task of making the work easier and stimulating demand with new types of products. The role of EIMA Green in the sector's exhibition landscape
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The Mediterranean, a promising market

The vast region that includes southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and other neighbouring areas is one of the most important hubs in the geography of the markets. There are good prospects for development for agricultural mechanization, in relation to projects to strengthen the primary sector that are active in countries such as Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. Great potential but negative economic trends characterize countries like Turkey and Iran
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Puglia: growing the demand for mechanization

The registration numbers for 2018, if compared with those of 2014, 2015 and 2016, show a recovery in the Region in terms of investments for the purchase of tractors. Sales remain high for used machines, which do not improve the efficiency of the agricultural system and which contribute to expanding an already very old equipment fleet
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Tractor market: Europe is down, the United States is growing

Sales of tractors on the European continent decreased by 10%, with particularly marked declines in France, Germany and Italy. In the global landscape, the positive trend of the US is confirmed, with sales in Brazil and Russia recovering. The market in Turkey is in crisis due to the unfavourable economic situation and the currency's devaluation
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Italian market downsized in 2018

After the effect of the Mother Regulation, which triggered a race for registrations in 2017, pushing the market beyond its actual capacity, tractors sales in Italy are back to 2016 levels. Registrations have also declined, as far as other types of machines are concerned, and for the new year, the effects of the general negative economic trend are feared. In order to support the sector, the provision of the EU RDP funds continues, together with the € 35 million re-allocated by INAIL for the purchase of agricultural machinery with high safety standards
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Tractor market: an uneven scenario

The trend of sales in the first nine months of the year shows substantial gains in India, the United States and Canada whereas downturns are reported for Japan, Brazil and Turkey. The European market is down in France, Germany and Spain
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Italian market: September balance sheet still negative

Registration data on the first nine months of the year is in the red for new tractors, transporters and trailers. The sales of tractors came to 14,353 but should reach a total of some 19,000 units by the end of December, in line with the averages in recent years. The trends in the single regions differed, from down in the Veneto, Piedmont and Lazio Regions and on the up side in the Emilia Romagna, Lombardy and Campania
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Agriculture machinery, first half in the red

The registration of tractors, transporters, trailers and telescopic handlers showed a decline in the balance sheet for the first six months of 2018. The negative trend has to be assigned to the forced gains in registrations last year but the second half of the current year is expected to stabilize the market trend
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Bologna Fair Green Areas

The EIMA Green Salon dedicated to gardening and groundskeeping technologies is set for EIMA International. Some 300 manufacturers from 13 countries will exhibit their products in the context of a market in growth in Italy in the first half of the year following increasing demand also around Europe in 2017
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Positive trend for global market

After the peak reached in 2017, for 2018 Agrievolution and Cema expect a decline in sales, based on the manufacturers' confidence index. The market should remain dynamic in the major countries also due to government support policies. The Russian and French markets are slowing down
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Gardening: the first quarter freezes purchases

The prolonged winter weather in Italy in the first quarter of 2018 reduced the demand for machinery and equipment for gardening and the maintenance of greenery. Comagarden, the manufacturers association, expects to see the recovery of sales over the year thanks to bonus tax breaks for restructuring gardens and green areas. In the meantime, preparations are moving ahead for EIMA Green, the salon on gardening scheduled for next November 7 to 11 in Bologna for 270 specialized industries

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