Other Asia

2012.05.28

131302.6.3 Malaysia

The Malaysian economy developed soundly in 2011, driven by domestic demand. Residential building construction also experienced stable growth. Chinese investment seems to have sparked an economic bubble in the country.   The weather was mild from January to April, with frequent rain. Particularly poor weather in October kept RAC sales down. JARN estimates the Malaysian market size at around 80...

2012.05.28

131292.6.2 Thailand

In Thailand, cooling-only ductless split types dominate the market, and mainly consist of constant-speed R22 wall-mounted single splits in capacities from 13,000 to 18,000 BTU/h. However, the ratio of...

2012.05.28

131282.6.1 Indonesia

The Indonesian economy has been performing relatively well compared with other emerging countries, due to the bigger size of its economy and strong domestic demand. Home to the world’s fourth-largest ...

2012.05.28

131272.6 Southeast Asia

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), rainfall was well above average during the 2011 monsoon season (June?September) in much of Southeast Asia. Floods caused major loss of life an...

2012.05.25

13108Honeywell’s UOP Opens Gas Processing Membrane Manufacturing

May 24, 2012 Honeywell’s UOP announced that it has opened a manufacturing and operations center in Penang, Malaysia, that will produce Honeywell’s UOP Separex? membrane systems. These membrane systems...

2012.05.05

12983Toshiba building new air-conditioner plant at Bangkadi

22/05/2012 Pathum Thani: Toshiba Carrier Corporation is spending 2 billion baht to build a second air-conditioner plant that will be the company’s largest worldwide. The two-storey building, which wi...

2012.05.06

12931Trane forecasts 20% sales growth

15/05/2012 Trane (Thailand) Co, the distributor of Trane air conditioners, expects its sales this year to grow by 20% to 4.8 billion baht driven by hot weather and a new product launch.   "Very h...

2012.05.10

12884A more efficient way to cool your condo unit this summer

May 9, 2012 MANILA, Philippines -- The easiest way to escape the heat this summer is to install an air-conditioner at home. Hitachi has come up with efficient window-type air-conditioners designed for smaller rooms, which makes them perfect for residential condos.  The manufacturer, however, admits that while air-conditioning can offer comfort and relief from heat; this can also be expensive ...

2012.05.01

12858Rebates proposed for energy-efficient air conditioners, TVs

2012/05/06 Taipei, May 6 (CNA) The Ministry of Economic Affairs has proposed a second round of subsidies for electrical appliances in the run-up to a first-stage hike in electricity rates scheduled for June, according to an economics official. The proposal, which has already been submitted to the Cabinet, will provide a rebate of NT$2,000 (US$68.36) for every energy-saving air conditioner or tele...

2012.04.23

12835Air conditioner, fan sales heat up

HA NOI -- The sale of air conditioners and electric fans has become hot with the onset of summer.   To purchase an air conditioner or a fan at a reasonable price and with useful features is not easy for consumers.   "These days, home electric appliance centres such as Pico Plaza, Media Mart and Nguyen Kim are busy as many people rush to buy air conditioners and electric fans," Tuan Anh,...

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