Household refrigerator market in Japan

Japanese consumers are opting for energy efficient appliances with lower price tags than in the past.
During the second quarter of 2011, demand for refrigerators rose 9%, then reached over 529 000 units in July (+2.6% compared with July 2010). In terms of value, a 3% decrease was recorded.
Manufacturers are developing new models enabling eco mode control of each compartment.

JARN, November 25, 2011