World compressor market
However, centrifugal compressor (15,500 units sold in 2015) and semi-hermetic reciprocating compressors (172,000 units) markets experienced an increase of 4.3% and 1.1% respectively.
China, the world’s largest compressor market, saw a 13% decrease.
Emerging markets pushed up demand for reciprocating, scroll and screw compressors for refrigeration, and these segments saw growth of 2.5%, 4.7%, and 4.5%, respectively.
JARN, February 25, 2016