Caterpillar reports its worldwide retail machines sales were down 17 percent year-to-year in the three months ending November. Cat's resources industries down 24 percent and construction industries down 15 percent. Energy and transportation retail sales in the same period were down 25 percent overall.
Regionally, Cat's Asia/Pacific retail sales area saw 11 percent gains in the construction sector.
Source: Caterpillar SEC Form 8-K