Lower costs, overseas growth help Caterpillar weather downturn

12/4/2009 | Medill Reports (Northwestern University)

International markets such as China, Brazil and India are key to Caterpillar's growth during the economic downturn, industry observers say. They note that the company has weathered the recession by reducing costs and managing its inventories. However, analysts note that the equipment industry remains in a depression even as the broader economy starts to show signs of recovery.

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