The American company Caterpillar, the world's largest producer of road construction and mining equipment, said that in the second quarter, its net profit increased 2.1-fold year-on-year to $1 billion 710 million. Adjusted earnings increased 2-fold and reached 2 dollars 97 cents per share, while analysts had predicted 2 dollars 75 cents per share. Quarterly revenue increased by 24% to $14 billion and coincided with forecasts of analysts. Revenues in the transport equipment and equipment segment for the energy sector increased by 20%, from the supply of construction equipment - by 24%. The company expects the growth of expenses in the second half of the year by 100-200 million dollars due to imposed duties on imports of various products in the US.
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