French domestic refrigeration appliance market

Growth in domestic refrigeration appliance sales figures has continued in 2010.

French sales figures for 2010 confirmed the growth that started during the previous year.
According to Gifam, refrigerators represented the largest growth (+ 11% in terms of volume), followed by freezers (+2%).
Newly introduced energy labels were specially designed to inform consumers and are clearly a major purchase criterion: 37.5% refrigerators and 42.4% of freezers sold in France in 2010 were class A+ and A++.