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Canadian construction companies top 2011 American equipment export list


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February 24, 2012 by Andrew Snook

Canadian construction companies were buying American in 2011, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

The AEM recently released the top-10 countries the U.S. exported construction equipment to in 2011, and Canada topped the list with purchases totalling $7.2 billion, an increase of 40.5 per cent.

Overall, U.S. construction equipment exports jumped 43 per cent in 2011, compared to 2010, for a total of $23.5 billion.

The increase marks the second-straight year of overall increases in construction equipment exports for the U.S. The country’s equipment exports grew 28 per cent in 2010 – compared to 2009, when exports decreased by 38 per cent.

Top-10 countries buying U.S.-made construction machinery in 2011:
1)    Canada – $7.2 billion (up 40.5 per cent);
2)    Australia – $2.7 billion (up 79 per cent);
3)    Mexico – $1.6 billion (up 28 per cent);
4)    Chile – $1.3 billion (up 45 per cent);
5)    Brazil – $951 million (up 25 per cent);
6)    China – $903 million (up 81 per cent);
7)    Colombia – $811 million (up 38 per cent);
8)    South Africa – $683 million (up 72 per cent);
9)    Russia – $652 million (up 96 per cent);
10)     Peru – $572 million (up 31 per cent).


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