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Caterpillar reports dip in marine engines sales

Caterpillar again reported a decline in marine engine sales for the three-month rolling period of October through December 2009 compared to the same months of 2008, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

December sales were down 29 percent, the company reported. November sales, as previously reported, were down 35 percent and October sales were down 25 percent.

Caterpillar reported a decline in engine sales in every business sector and in every region of the world.

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