Demand for mini excavators in Germany has been its highest ever for the last two years, exceeding both the pre-crisis highs of the mid-2000s and the reunification boom of the early 1990s.
FIEC, the European Construction Industry Federation, has said the region’s construction activity is “going better and better” after a lost decade following the global economic crisis.
Sales of backhoe loaders in India hit their highest for five years in 2017 and an unprecedented 38,000 units are expected to be sold this year.
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