The Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA) reports that RV Wholesale Shipments into Canada for the third quarter, ending Sept. 30, totaled 6,995 units compared to 6,244 in 2019, representing an increase of 12.03% for the period.
According to Statistical Surveys, RVDA of Canada reported retail activity during the Q3 totaled 18,570 units and when compared to the wholesale shipment figure of 6,995, Canadian dealers inventory levels have significantly decreased further during the quarter.
“While we experienced a strengthening of the wholesale shipments into Canada during the third quarter of just over 12%, the numbers lag behind the increase of 36.5% for North America during the same period as reported by the RV Industry Association,” officials said. “The Canadian RV Association is optimistic that production and supply chain issues continue to improve during the fourth quarter and into 2021 to assist RV retailers replenish their much lower than average inventory levels.”
Total RV wholesale shipments into Canada YTD as of Sept. 30 is 20,101 versus 29,965 units in 2019 representing a decrease of 32.92% overall.