Tractors: United States

This report forecasts US tractor demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2016. Total demand is segmented by type in terms of wheeled, and crawler and pedestrian-controlled. Total demand is also segmented by market in terms of agriculture, construction, consumer and commercial, mining, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is reported for 2001, 2006, and 2011, while shipments and the various demand segments are provided for for 2006 and 2011. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on production trends, the legal and regulatory environment, and global demand by region in 2011.

A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 21-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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