Spanish Tractor Market Sees Drop in Monthly Sales and an Overall Increase in Year-to-Date Sales

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A drop in tractor sales in Spain shows the market is still clearly ahead of 2020 but is not out of the woods yet.

Figures Drop a Second Consecutive Month

In the second consecutive monthly drop (an 8% drop was recorded in August), the 12.44% drop for tractor sales has also reduced the year-to-date increase on 2020. In August, the figure was 17%, now the figure is nearly 13% in figures from the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministry for Agriculture, Fishing and Food).

With 880 registrations, this is a noticeable fall from September 2020’s 1,005. With the first nine months, we can see however that 2021 is a much stronger year with 8,145 registrations against 7,218 in 2020. Andalucía remains ahead with 216 registrations this month, with Castilla La Mancha a distant second with 124 sales.

Agricultural machinery registrations were fairly similar with a drop of 5% from the previous year’s 134 registrations. Andalucía once again stood out in front with 35 registrations, with Castilla La Mancha (21) and Castilla y León (17) in a distant second and third place. Allowing for September’s near 4% decline, 2021 is nearly 5% ahead in terms of registrations, with 1,271 for this year against 1,214 the prior year.

About the author

Adrian, located in Madrid, is joining the editorial team as a correspondent for the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group. Before starting in 2020 for Commercial Tyre Business, Adrian graduated with an English degree before working within marketing and recruitment in the non-profit sector. Recently he changed direction, undertaking a course in Marketing and International Business as a means towards moving into the journalism field, which he counts as his lifelong ambition.


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