Truck Market Overview in the Netherlands
In value terms, truck production reduced slightly to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the production volume decreased by -% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $ in 2007; afterwards, it flattened through to 2018.
The size of the truck market in the Netherlands rose significantly to $ in 2018, picking up by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of % against the previous year. Truck consumption peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, consumption remained at a lower figure.