The manufacturer said that turnover according to current forecasts would be in the region of €5,620m, €249m or about 4% lower than in 2012. The Liebherr Group’s construction machinery and mining area includes the earthmoving, mobile cranes, tower cranes, concrete technology and mining divisions.

The Liebherr Group expects its total turnover to reach €9,086m, which equals the previous year’s figure. It expects its 2014 results to be roughly similar to this year.