The company supplies equipment to many areas. In the construction machinery and mining equipment product areas, Liebherr increased its sales revenue by almost $641 million or 9%. Total sales revenue from these areas was approximately $7.68 billion, or about two-thirds of the company’s total turnover.
There was an above-average rise in turnover from the mining division, by almost $367 million or 28%. This was a slight increase on the previous year’s rate of growth. Total sales revenue was $1.68 billion.
In the 2012 business year, the Liebherr Group’s turnover went up in all its sales regions. On the African continent, turnover reached some $772 million, more than $157 million or 26% higher than in the previous year. In the Far East /Australian region, Liebherr was able to repeat the positive tendency noted in the 2011 business year. The 12% increase in turnover for 2012 was approximately the same as had been achieved in the previous year. The region yielded sales revenues of approximately $2.19 billion, about $236 million more than in 2011.