Canadian tractor sales continue to show strength in comparison to the U.S.

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The Canadian tractor market has maintained its strength according to the November 2017 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Flash report. One of the trends over the year has been the strength of the Canadian market in comparison to the U.S. numbers on a percentage basis.

November total farm tractor sales in Canada were up 15.4 percent compared to the prior year. Total farm tractor sales in the U.S. were up 9 percent in November over November 2016 and 4.7 percent year to date in comparison to 2016.

The November Canadian AEM Report

Year to date Canadian 4WD tractor numbers are up 21.3 percent over 2016 while the U.S. sales are only up 3.4 percent.

Although combines were down 11.2 percent this November compared to the same month last year, year to date self-propelled combines rose 25.3 percent. This combine strength is really showcased in comparison to the U.S, market which saw a 4.5 percent increase for the year over year.



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