Trade-in Subsidy for Energy Efficient Appliance to Resume

In April 2019, the National Development and Reform Commission requested comments on ‘the 2019– 2020 implementation plan for promoting the renewal of automobiles, home appliances, and consu...


China VRF Sales Shows Signs of Recovery in Tight Situation

In the period from January to February 2019, China’s variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market experienced volatility with a stable brand share in the market. Thanks to a low base during the same p...


Emerson Opens New Suzhou Research and Solutions Center

On April 16, 2019, Emerson opened a new, expanded research and solutions center in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China to further strengthen its innovation capabilities and technical support for air condi...


Chigo HVAC Starts Operating Independently from Chigo Holding

Chigo Holding announced on April 1 that it has completed a change in investment policy and has sold 40% of shares of Guangdong Chigo Heating & Ventilation Equipment Co., Ltd. (GCHV). After the sto...


Midea Launches Self-developed Magnetic-Bearing Centrifugal C

On April 29, a launching ceremony for the first batch of Midea self-developed magnetic-bearing centrifugal chillers was held in Chongqing. The new generation of magnetic- bearing centrifugal chillers ...


Hanbell Sets up Joint Venture in Indonesia

On March 25, Hanbell signed an agreement with Ilthabi Mandiri Tehnik to set up a joint venture (JV) company in Jakarta, Indonesia. The two parties will leverage their own advantages to jointly explore...


Government Purchase of ACs Is Mainly for Coal-to- Electricit

In the first quarter of 2019, the government’s purchases of air conditioners in China didn’t see any recovery. According to Government Purchase Information, about 500 air conditioner purch...


Hisense Holds VRF Technical Seminar in Romania

Since Hisense started its variable refrigerant flow (VRF) business in Romania, the biggest air conditioner market in Eastern Europe, its reliable products, technical strength, and efficient marketing ...


China’s Cold Chain Logistics Market Accelerating

China’s cold chain logistics market has been expanding to meet increasing consumption scale and the upgrading of existing consumption structure. According to statistics, cold chain storage in China rose from 0.01 m3 per capita in 2008 to 0.14 m3 per capita in 2016. It is estimated that in the next three years, the cold storage volume per capita will exceed the global average level of 0.2 m3....

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