Market down in the first nine months of 2020

Sales grow in the third quarter

In the first nine months of the year, 10,048 construction equipment have been  placed in the Italian market, with a fall of 7% compared to the same period of 2019. More in detail, earth moving machines sold were 9,631 (-8%), while 417 were the road machines (+2%).

On the other side, looking at the sales of the third quarter, the market trend shows a certain reactivity of the sector. Indeed, between July and September construction equipment placed in the Italian market were 4,133, with a increase of 20% compared to the third quarter od 2019.

“The third quarter recovers in some way the loss of sales experienced during the lockdown in spring - said Mirco Risi, Unacea President. However, uncertainty remains high. There is a need of investments in infrastructures and in the contrast of hydrogeological instability to foster a durable relaunch of the sector and to solve the several systemic deficits too long neglected".

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