10 S ão Paulo – The agricultural and road machinery sector registered a growth rate of 7% in its March sales, when compared to last year’s same period, reaching 3 thousand 768 units, as per data released by Anfavea on Thursday 4. In comparison to February, the increase was 31.6%. In the quarter, 7 thousand 523 pieces of machinery were billed, an increase of 23.5% vis-à-vis the same period of last year. Antonio Megale, president of Anfavea, stated that the positive numbers in the sector are the result of one very good grain harvest, second largest on record: Sales of machinery grow, but production and exports shrink. ASSESSMENT FROM ANFAVEA By Caio Bednarski. Photo: Publicity