Imports of forklift trucks in Mexico fall 29.2%

Imports of forklift trucks in Mexico fell 29.2% year-on-year in 2020, to $ 393 million.

Also forklift trucks are called forklifts or forklifts.

Between 2016 and 2010, the average of forklift truck external purchases in Mexico totaled 422 million dollars per year.

This vehicle is a powered industrial forklift used to lift and move materials over short distances.

Forklift trucks were developed in the early 1900s by several companies, including Clark, which made transmissions, and Yale & Towne Manufacturing, which made hoists.

Since World War II, the use and development of forklift trucks has expanded enormously around the world.

Imports of forklift

In general, forklifts have become indispensable equipment in manufacturing and warehousing.

Mexico external purchases forklifts mainly from the United States, China, Germany, Japan and South Korea.

On the contrary, in the last five years, Mexican exports of these vehicles fluctuated between 100 and 200 million dollars annually, according to data from the Ministry of Economy.