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Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar, we or our) is furnishing supplemental information concerning (i) retail sales of machines to end users and (ii) retail sales of power systems (including reciprocating and turbine engines and locomotives) to end users and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Caterpillar sells the majority of its machinery and power systems to independently owned and operated dealers and OEMs to meet the demands of their customers, the end users. Caterpillar believes that this supplemental information may help readers better understand Caterpillars business and the industries it serves, particularly in light of the time delay between Caterpillars sales to dealers and dealers sales to end users.

In this report we are providing information by geographic region for re tail sales of machines in each of our Resource Industries and Construction Industries reportable segments, as well as information regarding total retail sales of our machines globally. For our Energy & Transportation reportable segment, we are providing retail sales information by major end use.

The information presented in this report is primarily based on unaudited reports that are voluntarily provided to Caterpillar by its independent dealers and which are not subject to Caterpillars internal controls over financial reporting. Accordingly, the data collected from such third parties may not be accurate and/or complete. As such, the information presented in this report is intended solely to convey an approximate indication of the trends, direction and magnitude of retail sales and is not intended to be an estimate, approximation or prediction of, or substitute for, Caterpillars audited financial statements filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This information is furnished under this report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Caterpillar does not undertake to update or adjust prior period information.

Caterpillar Inc.

Rolling 3 Month Retail Sales Statistics

Retail Sales of Machines

by geographic region for the 3-month rolling period ended as of the month indicated compared with the same period of the prior year:

Total Machines

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

Asia/Pacific

DOWN 14%

DOWN 26%

DOWN 22%

EAME

DOWN 8%

DOWN 23%

DOWN 14%

Latin America

DOWN 34%

DOWN 45%

DOWN 36%

North America

DOWN 8%

DOWN 11%

DOWN 7%

World

DOWN 13%

DOWN 21%

DOWN 15%

Resources Industries

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

Asia/Pacific

DOWN 55%

DOWN 56%

DOWN 55%

EAME

DOWN 16%

DOWN 30%

DOWN 31%

Latin America

DOWN 26%

DOWN 49%

DOWN 29%

North America

DOWN 5%

DOWN 35%

DOWN 25%

World

DOWN 25%

DOWN 42%

DOWN 35%

Construction Industries

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

Asia/Pacific

UP 7%

DOWN 5%

DOWN 3%

EAME

DOWN 6%

DOWN 21%

DOWN 7%

Latin America

DOWN 40%

DOWN 42%

DOWN 40%

North America

DOWN 9%

DOWN 3%

DOWN 1%

World

DOWN 8%

DOWN 12%

DOWN 7%

Reported in constant dollars and based on unit sales as reported primarily by dealers.

Energy & Transportation Retail Sales

by industry for the 3-month rolling period ended as of the month indicated compared with the same period of the prior year:

March 2016

February 2016

January 2016

Power Gen

DOWN 23%

DOWN 36%

DOWN 32%

Industrial

DOWN 12%

DOWN 16%

DOWN 21%

Transportation

DOWN 64%

DOWN 60%

DOWN 64%

Oil & Gas

DOWN 51%

DOWN 36%

DOWN 34%

Total

DOWN 41%

DOWN 39%

DOWN 39%

Reported in constant dollars based on reporting from dealers and direct sales.

Glossary of Terms

Construction Industries:

Our Construction Industries segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers in infrastructure and building construction applications. The majority of sales in this segment are made in the heavy construction, general construction, rental, mining and quarry and aggregates markets. The Construction Industries product portfolio primarily includes the following machines:

backhoe loaders

compact wheel loaders

small track-type tractors

small wheel loaders

track-type loaders

medium track-type tractors

skid steer loaders

mini excavators

select work tools

multi-terrain loaders

small, medium and large track excavators

motor graders

medium wheel loaders

wheel excavators

pipelayers

telehandlers

mid-tier soil compactors

compact track loaders

forestry

paving

EAME:

Europe, Africa, Commonwealth of Independent States and Middle East

Energy & Transportation:

Our Energy & Transportation segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers using reciprocating engines, turbines, diesel-electric locomotives, integrated systems and solutions, and related parts across industries serving oil and gas, power generation, industrial and marine applications as well as rail-related businesses and vocational trucks.

Resource Industries:

Our Resource Industries segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers in mine and quarry applications. The Resource Industries product portfolio primarily includes the following machines:

electric rope shovels

large track-type tractors

wheel tractor scrapers

draglines

large mining trucks

wheel dozers

hydraulic shovels

longwall miners

machinery components

track and rotary drills

large wheel loaders

electronics and control systems

highwall miners

off-highway trucks

select work tools

hard rock vehicles

hard rock continuous mining systems

articulated trucks

continuous miners

scoops and haulers

industrial & waste

For purposes of this report, retail sales of highwall miners and longwall miners are not included in Resource Industries.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain statements in this filing

relate to future events and expectations and are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as believe, estimate, will be, will, would, expect, anticipate, plan, project, intend, could, should or other similar words or expressions often identify forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding our outlook, projections, forecasts or trend descriptions. These statements do not guarantee future performance, and we do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.

Caterpillars actual results may differ materially from those described or implied in our forward-looking statements based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to: (i) global and regional economic conditions and economic conditions in the industries we serve; (ii) government monetary or fiscal policies and infrastructure spending; (iii) commodity price changes, component price increases, fluctuations in demand for our products or significant shortages of component products; (iv) disruptions or volatility in global financial markets limiting our sources of liquidity or the liquidity of our customers, dealers and suppliers; (v) political and economic risks, commercial instability and events beyond our control in the countries in which we operate; (vi) failure to maintain our credit ratings and potential resulting increases to our cost of borrowing and adverse effects on our cost of funds, liquidity, competitive position and access to capital markets; (vii) our Financial Products segments risks associated with the financial services industry; (viii) changes in interest rates or market liquidity conditions; (ix) an increase in delinquencies, repossessions or net losses of Cat Financials customers; (x) new regulations or changes in financial services regulations; (xi) a failure to realize, or a delay in realizing, all of the anticipated benefits of our acquisitions, joint ventures or divestitures; (xii) international trade policies and their impact on demand for our products and our competitive position; (xiii) our ability to develop, produce and market quality products that meet our customers needs; (xiv) the impact of the highly competitive environment in which we operate on our sales and pricing; (xv) failure to realize all of the anticipated benefits from initiatives to increase our productivity, efficiency and cash flow and to reduce costs; (xvi) additional restructuring costs or a failure to realize anticipated savings or benefits from past or future cost reduction actions; (xvii) inventory management decisions and sourcing practices of our dealers and our OEM customers; (xviii) compliance with environmental laws and regulations; (xix) alleged or actual violations of trade or anti-corruption laws and regulations; (xx) additional tax expense or exposure; (xxi) currency fluctuations; (xxii) our or Cat Financials compliance with financial covenants; (xxiii) increased pension plan funding obligations; (xxiv) union disputes or other employee relations issues; (xxv) significant legal proceedings, claims, lawsuits or government investigations; (xxvi) changes in accounting standards; (xxvii) failure or breach of IT security; (xxviii) adverse effects of unexpected events including natural disasters; and (xxix) other factors described in more detail under Item 1A. Risk Factors in our Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 16, 2016 for the year ended December 31, 2015.

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

CATERPILLAR INC.

By:

/s/James B. Buda

James B. Buda

Executive Vice President, Law and Public Policy

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