2.11 AFRICA: South Africa

According to the IMF, South Africa’s GDP growth rate in 2016 was a dis-mal 0.3%, hampered by a downturn in the agricultural and mining industries. Companies also held off on making capital investments...


2.11 AFRICA: Algeria

Algeria’s economy is significantly affected by the price of oil. According to the IMF, Algeria’s GDP growth rate in 2016 came to 3.3%. Its 2017 growth rate is forecast to be 1.5%.   Algeria’s air conditioner market scale in 2017 was 474,000 units, an increase of 15.5% compared with 2016.   Gree, Midea, TCL, and Galanz are major export brands. Many air conditioners are re-exported from Al...


2.11 AFRICA: Nigeria

According to the IMF, Nigeria’s GDP growth rate was a -1.6% in 2016, dragged down by the col-lapse of oil prices. The growth rate of the country’s manufacturing industry, which largely relies on impor...

PR 2018.05.20

i-NX-Q: the new Climaveneta multi-purpose heat pump with inverter technology

Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems presents i-NX-Q. Climaveneta’s air source multi-purpose unit with scroll inverter compressors and cooling capacity from 43 to 151 kW. The logic of

2.11 AFRICA: Egypt

Egypt moved to free float its currency in November 2016, a reform required by the IMF to receive its funding. The resulting funding has helped make more foreign exchange available, but has also sparke...



Overall economic conditions in Africa were not favorable in 2017, and summer weather was relatively mild. The African air conditioner market in 2017 reached 2.8 million units, showing a decline of 1.6...


Aermec and Aersa celebrate 10 years of collaboration

Jan 17, 2018 Aersa, the exclusive Aermec distributor for South Africa, is celebrating this year its 10-year partnership with Aermec organizing two events, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. At this impor...


Seychelles Joins Initiative Mandating Use of Ozone-friendly

Through the initiative, Seychelles will be able to replace appliances such as refrigerators with HCFCs and CFCs with those using natural gases. (Salifa Karapetyan)   Seychelles is focusing on ozo...


Report Tackles African Response to Kigali Amendment

Photo: Near Cape Town, South Africa   A new report aims to support African countries in identifying priority areas for the successful implementation of the HFC phase-down under the Kigali Amendme...


A few figures on greenhouse gas emissions and HCFC consumpti

07/12/2017 A document published by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius entitled Digest of Environment Statistics 2016, contains a few figures about greenhouse gas (GHG) emiss...


Africa Transportation and Logistics Market 2017

November 16, 2017 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Transportation and Logistics Market in Africa: Transformational Trends and Emerging Growth Prospects" report has been added to Research and Markets’ off...


Clivet Chillers Installed in PwC's New South Africa HQ

2017-11-01The new PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Tower in South Africa will use the SPINchiller3 air-cooled modular chillers of Midea-owned air conditioning brand Clivet. The chillers had to meet the h...

Toshiba Climaveneta JCI GMCC ACRA HEPA


Daikin Factory in Vietnam Opening Ceremony

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