Document: 2019-01_CEMA_Business_Barometer_Report_.pdf

After a period of losses starting from the record highs at the beginning of last year, the general business climate index is now maintaining with little change at a relatively good level.

In the largest segment, the tractors, however, uncertainty seems to increase. The strong business climate recovery from last month was canceled out by an even stronger slump in January. Another worrying factor is the sharp slump in the turnover expectations of the component manufacturers.

Meanwhile, with a view to the European market as a whole, the prospects of the industry representatives continue to be mostly positive. While the German market appears to weaken, the upward trend in Spain and in the big market France seems to further solidify. 


2019 01 Barometer