Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, today announced its tractor sales numbers for November 2018.
Domestic tractor sales in November 2018 were at 25,159 units, as against 21,271 units during November 2017. Total tractor sales, domestic and exports, during November 2018 were at 25,949 units, as against 22,994 units for the same period last year. However, exports declined 54 percent, from 1723 units in November 2017 to 790 unit in November 2019.
Highlighting the sales during the month, Rajesh Jejurikar, President – Farm Equipment Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra said, “In November, Mahindra FES registered a volume of 25,159 tractors in the domestic market with a growth of 18 percent. The total volume inclusive of exports stands at 25,949 tractors with a growth of 13 percent. Retail demand remained positive through the festive season. We expect that structural factors such as government’s continued focus on rural and agriculture spends and momentum on key crop prices will ensure the demand uptick for tractors continues into Q4 of the current fiscal.”
Farm Equipment Sector Sales
Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defence, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses.