Irish 2016 tractor market outperforms EU average

CEMA, the representative body of the European agricultural machinery manufacturing sector, has reported that the European agricultural tractor market experienced a significant 6.7% decline in 2016 compared with 2015, with substantial variations between individual countries. The Irish new tractor market in the same period, based on the registration statistics issued by FTMTA, saw a negligible drop of two units to a total of 1,876 new tractors registered in 2016.