Business Barometer

14 Feb, 2017

Industry upbeat about future sales

The farm machinery industry is upbeat about future sales in Europe: the general business climate continued to rise sharply in February, turning into the positive for the first time in 2 years. Total volume of orders is as high as it was last in 2013. With 40% of manufacturers expecting a higher turnover within the next six months, optimism is definitely back.

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17 Jan, 2017

Business mood brightens up

For future business expectations, the index is reaching a positive value for the first time since January last year. Also, a slight majority of manufacturers expects...

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16 Dec, 2016

Farm machinery industry to return to growth in 2017?

The business mood in Europe’s farm machinery industry is cautiously brightening up again – as less companies are affected by turnover and order intake declines.

The short-term outlook has improved for almost every single European market. The level of confidence is currently strongest for Spain and the UK, but also for the CIS region.

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21 Nov, 2016

Industry mood brightens up

   

 

 

 

 

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14 Oct, 2016

Business mood shows no signs of recovery

 

 

 

 

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13 Sep, 2016

Business mood remains low

Business mood remains low

The general business climate in the agricultural machinery industry remains low. Future expectations slightly picked up again, but it is important to bear in mind the record low level reached the previous month.

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