Business Barometer

18 Jul, 2018

Business climate on high level after some deterioration

The general business climate index of the agricultural machinery industry in Europe has moved sideways on high level after some deterioration in the previous months.

Based on the incoming orders from the past months, every second company expects an increasing turnover for the coming six months. However, only one third expects the order intake to further increase.

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22 Jun, 2018

Business climate is slowing down after reaching its peak

The general business climate index of the agricultural machinery industry in Europe has declined further after reaching its peak. The current business seems to remain at a relatively high level, but future expectations have become more cautious. A significant deterioration can be particularly observed in the segment of arable equipment.

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18 May, 2018

Business climate is deteriorating from high level

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25 Apr, 2018

Business climate may have already reached its peak

 

The general business climate index of the agricultural machinery industry in Europe seems to have reached its peak (but remains on a high level). Especially future expectations have become somewhat more cautious. Incoming orders from both Europe and outside of Europe have lost considerable momentum.

 

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19 Mar, 2018

Industry mood remains positive

 

The agricultural machinery industry mood remains positive at a high level in March. After a record high in February the general business climate index dropped slightly in March. However, the overall index is still at a relatively high point.

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19 Feb, 2018

Industry mood reaches highest level since 2009

Industry mood reaches highest level since 2009

 

The industry mood is on growth path again. Total agricultural machinery volume orders’ cover a production period longer than 3 months, the highest level since 2009.

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