Following increases in tractor figures in Germany, Italy and the UK, there were 2,707 Agricultural and Narrow-Gauge tractors registered at the end of 2021, which makes for a 4.8% increase on 2020’s 2,581 units. Fedecom, the Dutch Association responsible for companies that are active in technology for agriculture, dairy farming, landscaping and horticulture, as well as for industry and internal transport released the figures this week.
Healthy Results for Dutch Agricultural Sector Underpins Good Year of Recovery for Tractors in Europe
Looking to the final quarter for total sales of Agricultural and Narrow-Gauge tractors, there were 979 registrations, against 853 units sold in the final quarter of 2020, making for a 14.7% increase on the final year-on-year sales for 2021.
As well as the overall total, compact tractor models also recorded a 24% increase over the year, with 825 compact tractors against 664 units in 2020. This continues the solid progress of the year, as the first three quarters of the year combined represented a year-to-date increase of 20%. In the final quarter, there were 187 compact tractor registrations against 130 for 2020, making for a 43.8% increase, capping off a solid year for the sector.