Tractor Sales In Canada Up 2% In April, Combines Up 9%

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Source: Agri Marketing magazine

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ monthly “Flash Report,” the sales of all tractors in Canada for April 2018 were up 2% compared to the same month last year.

For the year, a total of 6,860 tractors were sold, which compares to 6,751 sold through April 2017.

For the month, two-wheel-drive smaller tractor (under 40 HP) were up 5% from last year, and 40 & under 100 HP were down 4%. Sales of two-wheel-drive 100+ HP were up 18% from last year, and four-wheel-drive tractors were down 28% for the month.

For the year, two-wheel drive smaller tractors (under 40 HP) were up 4% from last year, while 40 & under 100 HP were up 1%. Sales of 2-wheel drive 100+ HP are up 15%, while 4-wheel drive tractors are down 7% for the year.

Combine sales were up 9% for the month. Sales of combines for the year totaled 466, a decrease of 5% over the same period in 2017.

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