Africa

2014.05.26

1.11.3 Algeria

While political uncertainty remains, increased consumer purchasing power and heat waves sparked explosive growth in Algeria’s air conditioner market in 2013. The market size is estimated at about 797,000 units in 2013. Ductless split air conditioners account for 80% of the market, while window units take 20%.   According to China Customs, imports of air conditioners from China topped 1 millio...

2014.05.26

1.11.2 Nigeria

The Nigerian air conditioner market size is estimated at more than 428,000 units in 2013, a 16% decrease from the previous year mainly because of the politic unrest. Ductless split air conditioners ac...

2014.05.26

1.11.1 Egypt

In 2013, political instability in Egypt severely impacted production and sales of air conditioners. Egyptian air conditioner demand came to nearly 430,000 units in 2013, down 32% from the previous yea...

2014.05.26

1.11 Africa

The African economy has enjoyed 5% annual growth since 2000, which is attributed to rapid development in its resource industries including crude oil and minerals, which are in high demand by China and...

2014.05.27

Ghana: over 5,000 old fridges seized by Customs

23/05/2014 In February 2014, more than 5,000 used fridges were seized by the Ghanaian customs at Takoradi port located west of the capital Accra.   Officials at Customs Control Services and Prevention (CEPS) and the Ghana Customs division of tax (GRA), seized the illicit cargo labeled as personal property.   This is the result of a new law “LI Act 1932” which entered into force in Januar...

2014.05.06

High-temperature CO2 heat pumps commissioned for resort and

15 May 2014 The archipelago of the Republic of Seychelles rests southeast of Africa in the Indian Ocean and brings in its fair share of high-priced tourism. Recent increases in investments in the cons...

2014.05.03

Africa: Unido Air-Conditioning Technology to Serve Africa, W

29 APRIL 2014 Global use of air-conditioning is rocketing. Many of the world’s fastest growing economies are located in the hottest parts of the world, and the need to keep cool has become a priority ...

2014.05.06

Hisense SA Joins South African Energy Campaign

May 5, 2014 Appliance maker Hisense South Africa is now working with 49M, a South African energy saving campaign.   The 49M campaign was launched in March 2011 as a response to the country’s cons...

2014.04.18

Hisense Poised for Continued Growth in Africa

Apr 16, 2014 China-based Hisense recently celebrating its first year of manufacturing in Atlantis, South Africa. Hisense South Africa also achieved top line growth of 30% for the third year in a row. ...

2014.04.05

State promises clear policy on greenhouse gas emissions

03 April 2014 Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions by the end of this year, Mactavish Makwarela of the Department of Environmental Affairs said on Wednesday.   Mr Makwarela, director of the department’s climate change directorate, with special responsibility for transport mitigation, was speaking at a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) transport seminar in Johannesburg.   Water and Environmen...

2014.03.31

Philips to Establish Research & Innovation Hub in Africa

Mar 28, 2014 Royal Philips has established am Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, which it says underlines the company’s commitment to invest in Africa. The Africa Innovation Hub will work both on the creation of new inventions and on bringing these inventions to the market. ? The Philips Africa Innovation Hub will do application-focused scientific and user studies to address key challenges, ...

2014.02.06

UNIDO project to help green Gambia’s refrigeration and air-c

04/02/2014 Approved by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat with a grant of USD 495,000 and with co-financing from various partners totalling USD 2.4 million, the project aims to facilita...

 
 
 
 
 
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