Monthly Truck & Equipment Update May 2021

Datium Insights Monthly Truck and Equipment Update

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Read our monthly update on truck price movements and import levels into Australia.




Used Truck Price Index

  • Prices in May moved down by roughly 8% to be on par with March position
  • Prices are now 38% higher than pre-COVID and 20% higher from the start of the year
  • Every month we collect thousands of truck sales across Australia from a variety of industries
  • Our Used Truck Price Index is based on a basket of truck assets , ranging from tippers to prime movers to pan-techs

Used Truck Price Index

Agricultural Equipment & Tractor Imports into Australia

  • Import volume increased in April 2021, recording a figure of $260 million according to latest ABS figures
  • This was a $35 million increase from March 2021
  • Compared to April 2020, volume has more than doubled by $131 million (+102%)
  • The rolling 12 month change shows imports are up $0.907 billion in April 2021

Australian Agricultural Equipment and Tractors Imports

Australian Agricultural Equipment and Tractors Imports YoY

Australia 2020 Cumulative Agricultural Equipment and Tractors Imports YoY Change

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By Tanim Ahmed, Head of Product at Datium Insights

Tanim is a Macquarie University alumni with degrees in Finance and Economics. He has spent a decade in the Leasing and Finance industry, specializing in Residual Value risk.

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Tanim leads the development of our product suite, working with top-notch developers to deliver the best products for our customers. In addition, he also oversees sales and marketing activities, spending time with customers across the country. Tanim has spent a decade in the Leasing and Finance industry, specializing in Residual Value risk. Prior to Datium Insights, he worked in various risk and product roles with the likes of General Electric, Custom Fleet and Westpac. He has degrees in Finance and Economics from Macquarie University.

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