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2009.08.02

Climate World 2010 and Mattex to be Held Together

CW 2010 will open in Moscow on March 9, 2010. It is a unique chance to attract attention of the HVAC&R companies not only from all regions of Russia but also companies from overseas that have cooperation between customers, dealers and suppliers dealing with HVAC&R equipment in the Russian market. CW 2010 will use a new area at the Expo Center Fairgrounds together with the Mattex International Spec...

2009.08.02

Business Meetings to Be Held during Febrava 2009

The export-related Abrava Exporta program is scheduled to hold international business meetings from September 23 to 25 during the 16th Febrava trade fair. A variety of meetings are slated with HVAC&R divisions of Brazilian companies and companies from regions such as Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. In addition, four journalists active in the...

2009.08.02

Project Takes Place in Argentina and Uruguay

The export-related Abrava Exporta program lent support to Brazilian companies participating in the Vendedor (Vendor) project held in Argentina and Uruguay from August 3 to 7.Meetings were held between HVAC&R divisions of Brazilian companies and business leaders from Argentina and Uruguay to discuss ways to develop business as well as imports and exports among the three countries.According to L...

2003.05.25

11. Latin America

For the last few years the market in Latin America countries has grown favorably till it topped 2.1 million units in 2000. The market decreased slightly in 2001 and further in 2002. It is estimated the market size in 2002 is 1.9 million units. The Brazilian market, the largest one, is around 950,000 units, followed by Mexico with 350,000 units. The market size of Argentina was 250,000 ~ 300,000 un...

2004.05.04

14. Other Areas

The entire Africandemand is estimated at about 0.6 million units in 2003, and this figure has gradually increased for the last few years.   Note: The Egypt Market is included in the previous section “The Middle East.”   Recently LGE has become active in the African market, especially in South Africa, where Daikin, Carrier, Matsushita have been major players. Chinese manufacturers such as...

2005.05.25

12. Latin America

Window RACs are dominant in the Latin American market, which is estimated at 2.2 million units in 2004 with around 1.5 million window units and 0.5 million units of ductless mini-splits. It is expected that mini-splits will gradually replace windows. Most of the Latin American countries have imposed very high import tariffs on products. 2004 was a record year for imports of air conditioning produc...

2006.05.26

7. Hong Kong

The estimated domestic demand in 2005 was 500,000 units having shown a 10% increase from the previous year. The rate of penetration in Hong Kong is already high and a majority of the demand is for replacement. The window cooling-only type dominates the market, which accounts for around 85% and those made in Taiwan and Southeast Asia under Japanese brands are the mainstream. Hitachi enjoys the top ...

2006.05.26

6. Taiwan

Taiwan is one of the world’s major air conditioner markets despite the small size of the country. The domestic RAC/ PAC market in Taiwan is sized at about 700,000 ~ 1,000,000 units/year depending on the summer weather and economic situation. Most of the air conditioners for residences are cooling-only window and ductless single split. There used to be a significant level of exports but there has b...

2007.11.25

2.10 Latin American & Caribbean Region

The Latin American and Caribbean region experienced its fourth consecutive year of growth in 2006. The economic growth rate was about 5.3% this year, which means that the Latin American and Caribbean region has marked a third consecutive year of growth at over 4%. Thus, the region has again performed well in comparison with past periods.As a result of the income gains and of increased remittances ...

2008.11.25

2.10 Latin America

Politics and economy of this region, as represented by Brazil as part of BRICs and Argentina as part of VISTA (Vietnam, Indonesia, South Africa, Turkey, and Argentina), kept relatively stable growth in 2007.The rate of building construction starts has also risen reflecting the increasing purchasing power in this region as a whole.Although demand for central air conditioners such as large chillers ...

2008.11.25

2.9 Australia

Australia’s GDP growth rate (in value terms) in 2007 was 3.0%, proving that the nation’s economy has continued to expand stably.Although the construction boom ended by 2004, the construction industry still attained a 6% growth in 2006 and a 2% growth in 2007.The rate of contribution of commercial buildings to the growth above is increasing, leading to an increase in large chiller demand.According ...

2008.05.25

2.11 Latin America

The market size of Latin American countries in 2007 is estimated to have grown to 4.1 million units, an increase of 13 % from 2006. The ductless split type accounts for about 60% of the market and the rest is made up of window type units. Unitary types account for only a few %. One quarter of ductless split units are of the heat pump type and the rest are cooling only. It is expected that ductless...

 
 
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