Sales of Russian special equipment increased
So, last year shipments of Russian excavators increased 2.1 times, front—end loaders - by 42 percent, cranes—manipulators — by 18 percent, graders - by 12 percent, mini—loaders - by 6 percent, tracked bulldozers — by 6 percent.
At the same time, shipments decreased in key segments. Sales of backhoe loaders fell by 60 percent, rollers - by 21 percent, telescopic loaders — by 19 percent, pipe—laying cranes - by 12 percent, truck cranes — by 0.3 percent.
In October last year, Rosspetsmash complained about dumping by foreign companies. This has a negative impact on the development of Russian engineering, they noted. The association proposed to "protect the domestic market from imports by introducing anti-dumping measures and increasing recycling rates."