EPTDA has allied with some of the most powerful forecasters, the Institute for Trend Research (ITR) with track records of 96% accuracy, to provide quarterly market forecast reports tailored to the needs of the mechanical power transmission and motion control industry.

These reports include analysis of economic development and industrial production in Europe and North America, as well as a sneak preview of market conditions in China and India. The quarterly forecast also addresses as many end industries as:

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  1. Food & beverage equipment
  2. Mining
  3. Automotive
  4. Industrial machinery (OEM)
  5. Agriculture equipment
  6. Power generation
  7. Material handling equipment
  8. Pulp & paper
  9. Oil & gas industry

EPTDA members can access the full Economic Forecast reports in the Members Area (click here).

September / October 2019 bi-monthly Economic report

European businesses are on high alert as economic data generally deteriorates and uncertainty related to the US-China trade war, looming Brexit, and political changes in Italy accumulates. The automotive industry is s...


Annual average Europe Industrial Production in June was 0.1% below the year-ago level, marking a transition to Phase D, Recession.Annual average Production has risen at an annual rate of around 3.5% since mid-2017.The...

July / August 2019 bi-monthly Economic report

The state of Europe’s economy is especially varied at this juncture in the business cycle, with significant differences between regions and sectors. Divergent trends have arisen between Western and Eastern Europe as w...

EPTDA’s Oxford Economics Industry Forecast Report 2019-Q2

The industrial production is forecasted to increase for Finland, France, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, UK, decrease for Germany and Turkey and remaining the same level in Italy. The same situation is reflected in the ma...

Q2 2019 Market Forecast report

Annual average Industrial Production in February was up 0.8% from the prior year.Europe automotive leading indicators have trended significantly lower in recent months.You can find the full report on the EPTDA website...

May / June 2019 bi-monthly Economic report

Business cycle decline is evident in Europe Industrial Production; the February Europe Industrial Production annual average (latest data available) is down 0.4% from a tentative October 2018 peak. The most recent thre...

EPTDA’s Oxford Economics Industry Forecast Report 2019-Q1

The industrial production is forecasted to increase for Finland, France, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and decrease for Germany, Italy, Turkey and UK. The same situation is reflected in the manufacturing output. You can...

March / April 2019 bi-monthly Economic report

Although 2018 Europe Industrial Production was 1.4% higher than in 2017, Production faltered late in the year. The annual average declined in November and December, ending a 62-month rising trend.You can find the full...

Q1 2019 Market Forecast report

Europe Industrial Production during the 12 months through November was up 2.0% compared to one year ago.Production during the 12 months through September was 0.3% above the forecast range.You can find the full report...

January / February 2019 bi-monthly Economic report

Europe Industrial Production calls for slowing growth to give way to mild recession in the second half of 2019.You can find the full report on the EPTDA website, Members Only HERE.

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