Italian market grows in the second quarter

In the first six months of 2018, 6,389 construction equipment have been sold in the Italian market, with a growth of 25% compared to last year. In more detail, earthmoving machines sold were 6,157, while 232 were the road machines. 

Looking at the foreign trade, between January and April 2018, Italian export of construction equipment reaches €973 million, up 14% on the previous year. According to the Monitor of Foreign Trade of the Samoter Outlook, edited by Prometeia with the collaboration of Unacea, exports of all segments of the sector are growing. In particular, the export of earthmoving machines (+19%), of road equipment (+18%), tower cranes (+15%), drilling equipment (11%) and concrete equipment (7%). Importations, which amounted to 300€ million, grew by 22%, as well as the surplus of the trade balance (650€ million), up 10%.

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