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2020 Global Cold Storage Capacity Report.

Author(s) : SALIN V.

Type of monograph: Report


This report provides data on refrigerated warehouse capacity in 51 countries using information collected from international offices of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA). The primary data source was a survey administered between January and May 2020 by the GCCA staff. In addition, an official government report was a source for part of the information on the United States (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
The total capacity of refrigerated warehouses worldwide was 719 million cubic metres in 2020, 16.7% greater than the capacity reported in 2018. The increase in reported capacity since 2018 was largely from North America and China. The United States, at 156 million cubic metres, was the single largest country market, followed by India at 150 million cubic metres and China at 131 million cubic metres.


  • Original title: 2020 Global Cold Storage Capacity Report.
  • Record ID : 30029018
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Figures, economy
  • Publication: Gcca (global cold chain alliance) - United states
  • Publication date: 2020/08