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Mahindra's Farm Equipment Sector Sells 16,510 Units in India During December 2018

Registers a 10% growth in the domestic market for the first nine months of the year

Mumbai, January 1, 2019: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.'s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, today announced its tractor sales numbers for December 2018.

Domestic sales in December 2018 were at 16,510 units, as against 16,855 units during December 2017. Total tractor sales (domestic + exports) during December 2018 were at 17,404 units, as against 18,488 units for the same period last year. Exports for the month stood at 894 units.

Commenting on the month’s performance, Rajesh Jejurikar, President - Farm Equipment Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, "In December 2018, the Farm Equipment Sector has sold a total volume of 17,404 tractors (inclusive of exports). Even though the Rabi crop sowing has been lower than desired, we hope that the government's initiatives in the agri and rural sectors would enable tractor sales momentum in Q4 F19. In the Export market we sold 894 tractors."

  Farm Equipment Sector
  December Cumulative December
  F18 F19 %Change F18 F19 %Change
Domestic 16855 16510 -2% 236600 259243 10%
Exports 1633 894 -45% 11823 10315 -13%
Total 18488 17404 -6% 248423 269558 9%

*Exports include CKD

About Mahindra

The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.

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Media contact information:

Mohan Nair
Vice President (Communications)
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
Office Direct Line – + 91 22 28468510
Office Email Address – nair.mohan@mahindra.com