China’s excavator sales surge in March

10 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BEIJING: Sales for China's major excavator producers saw notable growth in March, adding to evidence that economic activity remains resilient.

The country's 25 leading excavator makers sold 44,278 units last month, up 15.7 percent from the previous year, data from the China Construction Machinery Association showed, reports Xinhua.

In breakdown, 41,884 excavators were sold in the domestic market, up 14.3 percent year on year. Exports of the equipment soared 47.9 percent to 2,377 units.

The major manufacturers sold a total of 74,779 excavators in the first three months this year, a 24.5-percent year-on-year growth.