Canadian Towable RV Sales Drop 4% for May
Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs declined 4 percent in May but were up 2.9 percent for the first five months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). The Grand Rapids. Mich.-based firm noted that the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete for the month.
A sector-by-sector breakdown as reported by RVBUSINESS.com shows:
- Sales in the travel trailer sector edged down 3.7 percent in May, but showed a 4.7 percent gain for the five months.
- Fifth-wheel sales were flat for the month, up 1.7 percent, and rose 3.8 percent year-to-date.
- Folding camping trailer registrations dropped 20 percent in May and 17 percent for the five months.
- Recreational park trailers declined 36 percent for the month and 20.4 percent year-to-date.
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