The compact tractors market was valued at US$ 7,456.22 million in 2022 and is projected to reach US$ 10,254.43 million by 2030; it is expected to record a CAGR of 4.1% from 2022 to 2030.
The US is one of the key countries for compact tractors, followed by Canada in North America. The increasing demand for small-sized, cost-effective, yet efficient tractors in agricultural and utility sectors is fueling the growth of the compact tractors market in North America.
In the Middle East and Africa, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE are major countries for compact tractors. Growing technological advancements in the agricultural sector and increasing inclination toward replacing human intervention with machinery are boosting the demand for compact tractors in the Middle East and Africa.
Brazil and Argentina are major countries in the compact tractors market in South and Central America. The small size of compact tractors is ideal for vineyards and orchards as it can be fitted into narrow spaces. Compact tractors can perform routine duties such as transporting feed and hay or cleaning stalls for livestock, making the farmers' work easier. Compact tractors are also used for residential and commercial landscaping of gardens. The increasing demand for budget-friendly yet efficient tractors is fueling the compact tractors market growth in South America.
The key manufacturers in the compact tractors market are focusing on adopting collaboration and partnership strategies to boost their respective reach and expand their business portfolio across different regions.
- In 2022, Argo Tractors signed a partnership with xFarm Technologies, a technology firm committed to the digitalization of the agri-food sector, to address the difficulties of environmental and economic sustainability, as well as greater productivity, in present and future agriculture. The two firms had collaborated on a new digitization initiative, which was boosted by their expertise in cutting-edge agricultural mechanisation as well as data analysis, processing, and application.
- In 2022, LS Mtron Ltd, the LS Group's industrial machinery and advanced parts manufacturer, signed a tractor supplier agreement worth approximately KRW 500 billion (28,500 units) with CNH Industrial, the world's second-largest agricultural machine manufacturer, from 2023 to 2025.
- Moreover, in 2022, Argo Tractors, signed a significant collaboration deal with the Landini, McCormick, and Valpadana brands and IPSO TARIM AS, Turkey's new importer of McCormick tractors. Under this agreement, the company increased and optimized the distribution of McCormick products and services in Turkey.
- Furthermore, in 2021, DEUTZ and SDF had extended their partnership for supplying engines and focused on enlarging the service business between companies. The supply agreement covers engines in both the sub-4 liter and above-4 liter ranges. SDF provided a completely new tractor line equipped with the EU Stage V compatible DEUTZ TCD 3.6 engine in 2021 and delivered DEUTZ TCD 4.1, 6.1, and 7.8 engines.
Such rising developments in the field of compact tractors are likely to provide new growth opportunities for market vendors during the forecast period.
AGCO Corporation, Agro Tractors S.p.A, CNH Industrial N.V., Deere and Company, Deutz Fahr, Iseki and Co. Ltd., Kubota Corporation, LS Tractors, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., and Yanmar Holdings Co. Ltd are among the key compact tractors market players.
The overall compact tractors market size has been derived using both primary and secondary sources. To begin the research process, exhaustive secondary research has been conducted using internal and external sources to obtain qualitative and quantitative information related to the market. The process also serves the purpose of obtaining an overview and forecast of the compact tractors market size with respect to all market segments. Also, multiple primary interviews have been conducted with industry participants and commentators to validate the data and gain more analytical insights. Participants of this process include VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers, national sales managers, and external consultants—such as valuation experts, research analysts, and key opinion leaders—specializing in the compact tractors market.