The Development of the Russian Agricultural Tractor Market from 2008 to 2014 2016-01-8128
The objective of this study is to identify the most popular agricultural tractor models in Russia by their engine ratings and countries of origin. This review presents an analysis of changes in the composition of engine-ratings and sales volume of agricultural tractors in the Russian market between 2008 and 2014. Including knock-down kits, the countries of origin are Russia, the CIS-countries and non-CIS Countries. The variety of manufacturers, highlight the leading international companies which have supplied up to 200 units is discussed. The papers shows that CIS-manufactured tractors represent the greatest number in the market - up to 57 per cent, tractors from non-CIS countries occupy up to 12 per cent of the market, and the number of Russian models is quite limited - 3.0 per cent in 2012 and 3.4 per cent in 2014. In 2011, Non-CIS-manufactured wheeled tractor makes are the most popular John Deere (USAs), Foton (China), Challenger (USA), Kioti (South Korea), New Holland (USA), Valtra (Finland). The trends revealed in this review are to help agricultural tractor manufacturers select the correct strategy for future production.