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Caterpillar worldwide machine sales inch upwards

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Caterpillar is seeing some growth in machine sales this year.

An 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday reports total machine sales were up 8 percent worldwide last month. Growth is mainly driven in the Asia/Pacific region, which saw machine sales spike by 49 percent. North American sales were also up slightly, while European and Latin American sales are trending downwards. 

Energy and transportation retail sales were up 4 percent worldwide last month, according to the filing. 

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