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2009.03.24

China to Support for Energy Efficiency and Emission Reductio

The National Development and Reform Commission of China announced recently that the Chinese government would invest more in energy savings and emission reductions in 2009.According to the announcement, the government will give more financial support for the construction of key energy-saving and sample recycle economic projects, urban sewage and waste treatment facilities, etc. Additionally, the Ch...

2009.03.24

Landa Compressors Extends Lineup

After several years of continuous growth, Landa Compressors has developed from a company that could only produce a single product to a company that now has a compressor lineup ranging from 1 hp to 5 hp.By the end of November, 2008, Landa realized batch production of DC inverter compressors with a production capacity of several thousand units a month. The company also plans to produce three hp twin...

2009.03.24

Chinese Government Releases Incentive Policy for AC Sales in

The General Office of the State Council of China recently announced a new incentive policy for the people living in rural areas to buy household appliances.According to the new policy, from February 1, 2009, the application scope of the incentive policy was extended from the previous twelve provinces to all of China. At the same time, air conditioners, water heaters, motorcycles and computers were...

2009.03.24

Toshiba Sees Rapid RAC Sales Growth in Fujian Province

In 2008, the sales income of Toshiba’s room air conditioners (RACs) in Fujian Province was about RMB 10 million (about US$ 1.5 million), a 60% growth compared with that of 2007. Although Toshiba commercial air conditioners entered the Chinese market in 2001, it was not until 2006 that Toshiba began to sell its RACs in China. In that year, the company only released eight models of RACs in three ser...

2009.03.24

AC Manufacturers Watching ‘Home Appliances to the Countrysid

Air conditioners have been officially added to China’s ‘Home Appliances to the Countryside Scheme’ from February 1, 2009. Almost all of the air conditioner manufacturers, including Gree and Midea, the two largest Chinese manufacturers in the industry, are busy preparing to take part in the program.Compressor manufacturers are also paying close attention to the program. They are watching what types...

2009.03.24

Dun’an Strengthens Market Development Overseas

Zhejiang Dun’an Artificial Environment Equipment Company strengthened its overseas market development in 2008. It finished various large-scale air conditioning system projects in Russia, Bulgaria, India, Australia, Indonesia, South Africa, and some countries in South America.Dun’an sells air-source screw chillers, water-source screw chillers, and air handling units in these countries, among other ...

2009.03.24

Sanhua Adjusts Development Strategy

Sanhua is pursuing a diversification strategy to survive the global economic crisis, based on its competitive edge accumulated over many years. In order to increase sales of its products, the company has classified its products into three categories according to their sales performance, namely traditional products, including shut-off valves, four-way valves, non-return valves, liquid reservoirs; g...

2009.03.24

Dunham-Bush Lays Foundation for New R&D Center

Dunham-Bush laid the foundation for its new R&D center on January 8, 2009 in Yantai, Shandong Province. Covering an area of 35,000 m2, the investment for the new center, which will be put into operation at the end of 2009, totals about RMB 160 million (about US$ 24 million).The new center will boost the latest performance testing centers for 5,000 RT and 500 RT chillers. It will also have an exper...

2009.03.24

China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Takes Effect

The China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (CSFTA) took effect on January 1, 2009. This is the first comprehensive bilateral FTA that China has signed with another Asian country, covering trade in goods, trade in services, rules of origin, trade remedies,sanitary measures, technical barriers to trade, customs procedures, economic cooperation and dispute settlement, among other issues.According to a ...

2009.04.24

China Suffers Record Fall in Imports & Exports in January

According to statistics released by China Customs on February 11, Chinese imports and exports totaled US$ 142 billion in January, a 29% decrease compared with the same month last year. Exports decreased by 17.5% and imports decreased by 43.1%.Chinese imports and exports have seen negative growth for three consecutive months. It was also the first time in more than ten years that China has had a de...

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