Caterpillar Sales Up

By WEEK Producer

Caterpillar Sales Up

December 20, 2011 Updated Dec 20, 2011 at 11:04 PM CDT

Caterpillar says its global heavy equipment sales rose 30 percent in November.

But, that growth was the result of sharply increased sales in North America.

North America sales were up 41 percent for last month.

Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East also showed continued growth...while Latin America sales dropped.

 Caterpilalr anticipates 2011 revenues to be around $56 billion