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Indian CE Market Overview

In spite of the short-term ups and downs in the market volumes, the construction equipment (CE) industry is expected to touch close to the volume of 140,000 units by 2024-25.

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THE ROAD AHEAD

The roads and highways sector is expected to bounce back soon with the government's corrective measures to combat slowdown and the large number of projects planned in the coming years. The road equipment players are bullish on the future growth prospects.

On growth Track

The upswing in construction equipment market in the last two years has created new opportunities for equipment finance market. Leading finance players are keen on the growing trend of the infrastructure market in India that has helped the construction equipment market for a turnaround after a rough patch till 2016.

Indian CE Market: AN Overview

Strong domestic demand generated by ongoing infrastructure development projects resulted in the construction equipment market rising to an all-time high of 72,197 units in 2011.

Infrastructure Revival to Push CE Growth

The infrastructure sector is today undoubtedly one of the strong pillars of the Indian economy and the current Union Government is strongly focused in its approach towards development of infrastructure.

Equipment Finance Sets to Outperform

Construction equipment market in India has evolved and become a major one in the global market place. With the evolution of the market, awareness about the various equipment class and their use, and above all, the construction and infrastructure development activities picking up momentum, the equipment finance market has opened up to all equipment categories.

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The bC India 2014 at Greater Noida was held under a lot of uncertainties and hopes. There was a new government at the Centre which was yet to come out with its policies. The banks were under a lot of pressure due to NPAs and customers were under huge stress due to rising interest rates.

Liquidity Boost in Construction Significant for CE

Liquidity boost for construction sector will be the right trigger for equipment industry. Mahesh Singhi elaborates. The construction industry is crucial to the national GDP as it contributes 8 per cent and is the second largest earner of FDI

Srei Q1 net more than doubles

Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd?s consolidated net profit more than doubled to Rs 51.57 crore during the April-June quarter (Q1) compared to a net profit of Rs 23.32 crore

Shriram Automall inks pact with Religare Finvest

Shriram Automall India Ltd (SAMIL) has signed a joined agreement with Religare Finvest Ltd.

Shriram Automall inks pact with Religare Finvest

Shriram Automall India Ltd (SAMIL) has signed a joined agreement with Religare Finvest Ltd. With this tie-up, the company marks a successful commencement of its association with the financial institution and extends the benefits of its holistic solutions for the disposal of all types of pre-owned immovable assets.

Srei Q1 net more than doubles to Rs 51 crore

Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd's consolidated net profit more than doubled to Rs 51.57 crore during the April-June quarter (Q1) compared to a net profit of Rs 23.32 crore posted during the same quarter last year

Compact Road Equipment Market to Grow

Developmental work in the North-East and far-flung rural areas will drive a robust growth of road building equipment, with a twist - the market for smaller-sized equipment to suit applications and delivery logistics requirements will be the gainer.

20T and 30T Hydraulic Excavators

To begin with, used equipment segment is a highly disorganised sector... Authentic and structured market data for used equipment is not available for India, because no market surveys or analysis have been carried out so far.

Used excavator market has a huge potential worldwide

Based on revenues, earth moving holds the largest share in the construction equipment industry (62.1 per cent). Major market Players in excavator market are CAT, L&T Komatsu and Tata Hitachi.

Large Miners Forward

While the global mining industry is on the decline, India is witnessing a reverse trend. Many international mining equipment manufacturers are showcasing their products at BAUMA 2016, Germany, in a big way, at a time when Coal India

Srei BNP Paribas Q2 net rises

Srei BNP Paribas recorded a 20.8 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 27.62 crore for the second quarter of this fiscal, compared to Rs 22.85 crore

Is the money flowing again?

Tricky times call for strong strategies but the long term prospects are bright for financiers with staying capacity, finds Charu Bahri. Demand for construction equipment finance has been down for the last few years.

Used excavator market has a huge potential worldwide

Based on revenues, earth moving holds the largest share in the construction equipment industry (62.1 per cent). Major market Players in excavator market are CAT, L&T Komatsu and Tata Hitachi.

20T and 30T Hydraulic Excavators

Used equipment market is the Tier II selling platform for infrastructure equipment in India. A sneak peek into the market trends of this segment. To begin with, used equipment segment is a highly disorganised sector.

Dedicated infra financing vehicles are need of the hour

Eight months in office, the Central Government has done well to improve the business sentiment. Several measures aimed at easing the way of doing business have been taken. Things have started looking up for the infrastructure sector too.

SEFC has already attained the most prominent position in the CE finance space

We have drawn a three-year plan and in the first tranche, we are well on track. The next three years will be a mixed bag of challenges and opportunities and we will capitalise on the same and consolidate our position to be one of the largest NBFCs in this segment, says Akshaya Nayak, Head Administration and Legal, SEFC.

We cater to the entire value chain from procurement to deployment to disposal.

Our pan-India presence and in-depth knowledge of the Indian market make us a preferred player for any equipment manufacturer, (Indian or foreign, who is eyeing the ICE market in India. A proper risk management system, floating interest rate financing and customised offering have been major growth factors for us, says DK Vyas, CEO, Srei BNP Paribas. Excerpts from the interview.

Equipment Financing: Shriram will be one of the biggest retail CE financiers soon

Differentiation in NBFC and bank regulations on income recognition on NPA assets, risk weightage on assets, TDS on repayments, all are some of the major challenges, says Pratap Paode, Chief Executive Officer, Shriram Equipment Finance Company.

Equipment Financing: Widening the Net

CE financing has definitely picked up and has registered a growth of 20 per cent over last year. Though the industry has not touched the peak levels of 2007-08, it expects to end the 4th quarter on a high and continue the growth story in 2011-12.

Srei BNP financed equipment over Rs 5,000 cr in Q1FY12

The main vehicle for leasing in India are the NBFCs, but these financing entities do not enjoy a level playing field vis-?-vis banks. For example, in terms of NPA allowance and recovery of bad assets, banks have a clear advantage over NBFCs.

A complex growth pattern

Till date, leasing has not been not more than one per cent of the total equipment finance market. However, with the clarity coming about taxation related to leasing and a direct tax code coming up, there is a huge opportunity of revival of this product in the coming years.

Magma is present across segments and across geographies

W ith 170 branches we are well placed to address the entire market segment,? says Sumit Mukerjee, VP, Magma Fincorp, in an interview with Equipment India.