Monthly Truck & Equipment Update October 2021

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

Used Truck Price Index

  • Prices in October decreased, moving down by 4%
  • Prices are now 70% higher than pre-COVID and 30% 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

Agricultural Equipment & Tractor Imports into Australia

  • Import volume increased in September 2021, recording a figure of $355 million according to latest ABS figures
  • This was a $41 million increase from August 2021
  • Compared to September 2020, volume increased by $31 million (+10%)
  • The rolling 12 month change shows imports are up 58% in September 2021 compared to 2019

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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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