A SPECIAL REPORT: THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON THE UK CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY (September 2016)
Summary of contents:
Revised forecasts for the UK construction equipment industry, comparing pre-referendum forecasts (which assumed the UK would remain in the EU), with post Brexit data.
Analysis by 14 equipment types:
Articulated Dump Trucks
Rigid Dump Trucks
RTLTs – Masted
RTLTs – Telescopic
Skid Steer Loaders
Impact on equipment pricing.
What effect will the dramatic fall in the Pound which followed the Brexit vote have on pricing of different types of equipment? Which suppliers are most vulnerable to changing exchange rates and which stand to benefit?
In addition, what are the implications, opportunities and threats for UK-based equipment manufacturers?
The road ahead.
What are the possible models for the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the rest of the world, and what will this mean for buyers and manufacturers of construction equipment?