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Grand View Research: "Agriculture equipment worth US$243.4bn by 2025"

Many farm machines at ARS Beltsville Agricultural Research Center are running on a mixture of diesel fuel and biodiesel, which is made from soybean oil. – from left to right: John Deere 7800 tractor with Houle slurry trailer, Case IH combine harvester, New Holland FX 25 forage harvester with corn head. (Image source: Bob Nichols/Commons)

The global agriculture equipment/machinery market is expected to reach US$243.4 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc

The rising population has escalated the demand for food and pressurised the agriculture sector to be increasingly efficient and productive. This is anticipated to drive the demand for farm equipment market across the globe over the forecast period. 

The growth is also estimated to be driven by the increasing sales in developing nations, such as India, China, and Brazil, as these countries continue to mechanize their agricultural sectors. Furthermore, a strong economic growth and population expansion are expected to impose pressure on the agriculture sectors to be more competent, thus increasing sales. 

Further key findings from the report suggest: 

The global agriculture equipment is expected to grow at a CAGR exceeding 7 per cent from 2016 to 2025, due to technological advancements in agriculture automation and robotics.

The tractors segment was the largest product segment in 2015 and is expected to generate more than US$30bn by 2025, which is accredited to the fact that farmers are increasingly preferring harvesters so as to increase production and to restrict the dependency on farm labors.

The harvesting and threshing segment is anticipated to witness a high growth over owing to the shortage of farm labour since agriculture is a labour-intensive and time-consuming process

The Asia Pacific regional market is projected to witness substantial growth over the next few years, owing to its existing and improving infrastructure levels, alternative sales channels, and political support

The key purveyors, such as John Deere, AGCO, Mahindra & Mahindra, CNH Industrial N.V., Iseki & Co., Ltd., and Kubota, among others, dominated the global market in 2015. Several leading vendors are investing in R&D in order to develop innovative equipment.