China

2010.05.01

15.38 Million Refrigerators Exported from China in 2009

According to the Chinese customs, a total of 15.38 million refrigerators were exported from China during the period of January to December in 2009, decreased by 4.72% over previous year. The total export value was US$ 2.1 billion, decreased by 7.91% over previous year.   Overall, the 2008 global economic crisis had great influence on the 2009 refrigerator export industry. However, refrigerato...

2010.05.01

Shuangliang Introduces Direct-Fired Absorption Chiller at CR

At China Refrigeration 2010, held April 7-9, Jiangsu Shuangliang Air-conditioning Equipment demonstrated the first triple effect direct-fired Lithium Bromide absorption chiller with the highest level of COP, 1.71, in the history of China, which is 55% higher than the Chinese national standard. As a result, for example, every hour the unit can save about 21 m3 of natural gas compared to a normal 16...

2010.05.01

Carrier Strengthens its Position in China

Carrier, in support of its commitment to sustainable building in China, participated in the Sixth International Green Building Conference. For six consecutive years, Carrier has joined its parent company, United Technologies Corporation, as a top sponsor of the international conference organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban- Rural Development, China.   Carrier exhibited its comprehens...

2010.05.01

Gree: Master of Core Technology, Lead ‘Created in China’ in

At the China Refrigeration Expo 2010 that was held from April 7 to 9 in Beijing,  China, Gree exhibited many industry-leading innovative products and technologies including its new high efficiency centrifugal chillers, DC inverter VRF water heaters, heat recovery modular DC inverter VRF units, special air conditioners and its G-10 inverter engine.   As one of the biggest professional ref...

2010.05.01

Tougher Control on Ozone Layer Depleting Substances

The production and use of ozone layer depleting substances in China will be strictly controlled, according to a regulation made public on April 16 by the Chinese government. The regulation is to take effect on June 1.   According to the regulation, the country will set a national limit on the overall production and use of such substances annually and allocate a quota to businesses.   Ent...

2010.05.06

2. Regional Reports: 2.1 China

In 2009, air conditioner sales in China finally experienced growth in the second half of the year, following dramatic decreases in the first. The total shipment of air conditioners in the refrigeratio...

2010.05.09

Heating & Energy Conservation Takes the Stage

— A Review of CR Expo 2010, Beijing The 21st International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage (CR ’10), organized b...

2010.05.01

Refrigerant Trends in China

China approved the Montreal Protocol and the Copenhagen Amendment in 1991 and 2003, respectively, and has been restricting the use of ozone depleting substances (ODS) accordingly. In January 1993, the Chinese government released the ‘Phase-out plan for ozone depleting substances in China,’ which has been amended in 1999 and 2003. According to a plan to accelerate the freeze and phase-out of HCFCs ...

2010.05.10

China Eyeing R32 as R22 Alternative

On April 16, China’s official Xinhua news agency announced that China would enforce a regulation controlling ozone depleting substances from this June (Order of the State Council of the People’s Repub...

2010.05.16

Daikin/Arkema JV Starts New Refrigerant Production in China

Arkema Daikin Advanced Fluorochemicals (Changshu) (ADAF), a joint venture between Arkema and Daikin in China, has recently started full-scale production of R125 (HFC), the main component of alternative refrigerants for air conditioners.R125 is a fluorocarbon essential in production of non-ozone-depleting HFCs such as R404A, R407C, and R410A. Compliance with the Montreal Protocol requires a 75% red...

2010.04.10

Embraco launches its highest efficient compressor in China

S?o Paulo (Brazil), May 7, 2010 - Embraco - world market leader in compressors for refrigeration - launched in China its highest efficient mini compressor, EMD. With the coefficient of performance (COP) reaching 2.10, this product was firstly tailored for household applications in China but will be promoted to other markets in the world as well.   In order to meet the increasing demand for v...

2010.04.01

Gree Proposes ‘Created in China’

On March 11, Gree hosted the Forum for ‘Created in China and Consumer Rights’ in Beijing and announced in public their proposal for ‘Created in China.’ Dong Mingzhu, CEO of Gree, mentioned that the company would not have any future if ‘Created in China’ could not be realized. In this proposal, one important responsibility of ‘Created in China’ is to protect the people’s livelihood by supplying bet...

 
 
 
 
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