Africa

2013.06.05

LG Electronics Donates Anti-Mosquito ACs to Ibadan Community

31 May 2013 LG Electronics, a global leader in consumer electronics and air conditioning, has donated some units of the recently introduced LG Anti-mosquito ACs and treated mosquito nets to the Idi- A...

2013.05.24

1.11.4 South Africa

South Africa is the third-largest air conditioner market in Africa after Egypt and Nigeria. Reinforced by its abundant natural resources, South Africa shows potential for further economic growth. It i...

2013.05.24

1.11.3 Algeria

Air conditioner market size of Algeria was estimated at about 250,000 units in 2012, up 25% from 2011.   According to China Customs, imports of air conditioners from China topped 1 million units in 2012. Of them, Midea and Gree each took slightly more than 250,000 units, while imports from Hisense and Samsung both surpassed 180,000 units. Imports from TCL, Galanz, and Aux are also rising shar...

2013.05.24

1.11.2 Nigeria

Air conditioner market size of Nigeria is estimated at about 510,000 units in 2012, a 19% increase from the previous year.   According to China Customs, the number of imported air conditioners fr...

2013.05.24

1.11.1 Egypt

Egyptian air conditioner demand came to 632,000 units in 2012, up 10% from the previous year.   According to China Customs, air conditioner units imported from China grew by 35% year on year to r...

2013.05.24

1.11 Africa

The World Bank estimates the economic growth rate of Africa at 5.2% in 2012. Excluding South Africa, growth in other countries in the African region reached 6.4%.   Africa’s power and housing inf...

2013.05.01

Swaziland Gains Knowledge in Safe Use of Hydrocarbon Technol

Swaziland, 28 March, 2013 -- The Swaziland Environmental Agency (SEA) in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) OzonAction Programme conducted a national Train-the-trainers...

2013.04.16

Mobile ACs, answer to comfort with convenience

by Paul Omorogbe 14 April 2013 We cannot deny it. Nigerians love good things and comfortable living is one of them. When it comes to putting our home in tasteful conditions, Nigerians have been seen t...

2013.02.23

Climate and clean air coalition one year old

Feb. 19, 2013  Nairobi, Kenya -- The Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) celebrates its first anniversary this week. The Coalition was launched by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with an initial group of six country partners and the United Nations Environment Programme. Canada is a founding partner in the Coalition, which has grown to 55 par...

2013.01.02

Ghana blocks secondhand fridge imports

1 - January - 2013 GHANA: One of the major destinations for waste refrigerators has been blocked after Ghana announced the full implementation of a ban on the importation of secondhand refrigerators and air conditioning units today.   The ban was first introduced in 2008 but thousands of units, mainly from the European Union, continued to be imported into the country under a quota system unti...

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