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Bosch Power Tools achieved record sales in 2016

Bosch Power Tools increased its sales on all continents.

Bosch Power Tools achieved record sales of € 4.5 bn in 2016, equivalent to growth of seven per cent in local currency. Nominal growth was four per cent. Due to special effects, the turnover in 2016 is only comparable to a limited extent with the turnover published for the previous year. The growth rates specified are based on comparable values, therefore.

Bosch Power Tools increased its sales on all continents, with double-digit growth being recorded in 33 countries. The division enjoyed particular success in key Western European markets such as Germany, the Iberian Peninsula and the United Kingdom. Overall, Power Tools notched up a nine per cent increase in European sales in local currency, with a twelve per cent increase in Germany. In North America, the division increased its revenue by seven per cent. Growth of five per cent was experienced in Latin America and two per cent in the Asia-Pacific region. The business in India grew more strongly, namely by ten per cent. Growth was also recorded on the African continent.

|31 March 2017


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