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Ag Machinery Makers Predict 2.4 Percent Growth in 2010
Des Moines--Agricultural machinery manufacturers predict overall business in the
For 2-wheel-drive tractors, the most growth through 2013 is predicted for machines with 40-100 HP. For 4-wheel-drive tractors, strongest growth is seen for 2010 with double-digit sales increases, up 18.8 percent in the U.S. Sales of combines are expected to increase 6.4 percent in the
AEM is the North American-based international trade group for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry. Each business-activity forecast is the average of responses from companies in each product line, predicting industry-wide expectations rather than individual company performance, and unit sales rather than company profitability. Click here for the full survey results, which are online at www.aem.org in the market information section.