Industry revenue of “wholesale of mining and civil engineering machinery“ in the United Kingdom 2012-2024

With the UK being the largest manufacturer of construction equipment in Europe in 2018, it is not surprising to see that industry revenues of mining and civil engineering machinery are projected to grow from 3.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2012 to nearly 9 billion U.S. dollars by 2024. Some of the key reasons for its growth include development of new products and innovations in the existing product lines as well as an increase in the number of infrastructure and construction projects that require such machinery. In 2018, the UK exported 5.6 billion euros worth of construction machinery, with the U.S. being the main importer, followed by Germany, France and the UAE. Moreover, machinery and transport equipment was the most valuable export commodity for the UK in 2019, with an export value of 142.87 billion pounds.

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Industry revenue of “wholesale of mining and civil engineering machinery“ in the United Kingdom from 2012 to 2024

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* Estimate - This also applies for past years as data provided by statistical institutions often is not available for more recent years.

Currency conversion factor: (GBP -> USD) = 1.256

The industry classification is based on the NACE Rev.2 - system in the United Kingdom. The industry “wholesale of mining, construction and civil engineering machinery“ has the code “G4663“.

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