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2013.05.24

1.6.4 Singapore

Singapore’s GDP grew just 1.2% in 2012 over the previous year. Construction orders in 2012 were worth S$ 28.1 billion (about US$ 22.7 billion), down 20.8% over 2011, but were shored up by brisk privat...

2013.05.24

1.6.3 Malaysia

Malaysia’s real GDP grew 5.6% in 2012 over the previous year. The construction industry posted the highest growth of various sectors at 18.1% mainly thanks to infrastructure projects related to public transportation.   Malaysia has a mature air conditioner market. JARN estimates the Malaysian market size at around 860,000 units in 2012, an increase of 7% over 2011.   Malaysia imports air...

2013.05.24

1.6.2 Thailand

Thailand’s real GDP reached 6.4% year on year in 2012, sustained by ongoing high levels of personal consumption. Companies have recovered from the flood damage sustained in 2011 and recovery demand re...

2013.05.24

1.6.1 Indonesia

Indonesia’s real GDP came to 6.2% in 2012, representing solid economic growth although slightly lower than the 6.5% recorded in 2011. The burgeoning  middle class has increased the country’ s buy...

2013.05.24

1.6 Southeast Asia

During the 2012 summer season, temperatures in Southeast Asia were predominantly warmer than usual. Many countries in Southeast Asia have continued to post high levels of economic growth amid the ling...

2013.05.24

1.5 South Korea

South Korea has four seasons, with the warmest weather between July and August. Due to increased urban development and rising average temperatures, air conditioners have become increasingly indispensa...

2013.05.22

1.4 Japan

In 2012, although the air conditioning industry suffered from electricity shortages, post-earthquake reconstruction demand led to steady levels of air conditioner shipments.   According to statis...

2013.05.22

1.3.8 Russia

The period 2011-2012 was a low point for sales of packaged air conditioning equipment in Russia, reflecting a sharp slowdown in the country’s economy in general. Sales of consumer goods stagnated and ...

2013.05.22

1.3.7 United Kingdom

The economic outlook for the United Kingdom is ‘pretty bleak’ says BSRIA with the construction industry now in a deep recession and is unlikely to begin its recovery before 2015. Refurbishment has bec...

2013.05.22

1.3.6 Germany

As Europe’s largest economy, Germany has weathered the recession better than many of its neighbors and its GDP growth is expected to be 2% in 2013. Air conditioning is centered mainly in offices and o...

2013.05.22

1.3.5 France

The recession is judged to be finally coming to an end for France but economic recovery will be slow. There are no signs of any immediate pick up for the construction industry or in renovation. New buildings will cost more because they have to conform to the 2012 energy regulations which will impact directly on the HVAC industry by reducing the demand for heating or cooling. Penetration of air con...

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