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  • Briefs: biodegradable packaging

    The use of biodegradable packaging (such as starch and polylactic acid) in Eastern Europe is taking off: in 2006, 821 tonnes of such packaging were consumed in Eastern Europe, compared with 19 350 tonnes in Western Europe and 16 047 tonnes in...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • The 8th IARW/WFLO European Education Programme: RFID tagging

    RFID tagging and traceability in refrigerated warehouses will be an important subject addressed during of the 8th IAWR/WFLO European Education Programme held in Brussels on February 28 and March 1, 2005. Representatives from food retail and...

    • Publication date : 2004/12/22
  • Markets: Worldwide refrigerator market

    According to the Japan Electrical Manufacturer's Association (JEMA), the worldwide demand for refrigerators topped 79.3 million units in 2006, 82.3 million units in 2007, 85 million units in 2008 and is predicted to reach 90.1 million units in...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • Trends and Figures: Global air-conditioning market

    The new BSRIA review of the world air-conditioning (AC) market in 2007 shows a significant increase, since global AC sales were valued at USD 62 billion as compared to USD 55 billion in 2006. Globally, Asia Pacific is the largest regional market...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Markets: world frozen-food market

    According to Euromonitor, the world frozen-food market is expected to grow by 14% between 2003 and 2008. The regions where frozen-food sales have increased the most between 1999 and 2003 are the Asia-Pacific area, Eastern Europe and Latin America....

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Markets

    - India: Air conditioner sales should reach about 1 million units in 2004, up from 800 000 in 2003, representing 442 million USD. The air-conditioning sector is expected to grow at least 25% a year over the next 3 years. Only 1.2% of indian...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Bangladesh: phase-out of CFCs in motion

    The national ODS Phase-out Plan (NPP) received a boost in April 2005 in Bangladesh following the procurement of 9000 kits by the government in the launch of a programme by the Department of Environment (DoE) to convert refrigerators running on...

    • Publication date : 2005/09/30
  • Natural refrigerants: a key tool for the future

    The IIR's interest in natural refrigerants is relatively longstanding and it is a real pleasure to be able to say that. Companies using refrigerants today are looking more and more to natural refrigerants and governments are finally really seeing...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • The HVAC&R market in the EMEA region in 2015

    Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI), the European Statistics Office for the HVAC&R market, has just published the results of its studies on 2015 sales in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, based on the data collected from a large...

    • Publication date : 2016/12/06
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • The European cold chain market

    European cold chain market to reach over USD 57 billion by 2019, according to a new Technavio report.

    • Publication date : 2015/11/03
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Accelerated deployment of LNG import facilities in Europe

    To cope with the drop in natural gas imports from Russia, some 25 new floating storage and regasification units should be installed in the European Union, with the first...

    • Publication date : 2022/09/28
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
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    State of play of district heating and cooling in Europe

    District heating and cooling can represent an interesting opportunity as part of the decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sector.  A study takes stock of existing networks...

    • Publication date : 2023/06/27
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Technology
  • World commercial refrigeration equipment market

    According to a new study from Freedonia, global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to increase 4.7 percent annually through 2018 to USD 36.5 billion.

    • Publication date : 2014/11/18
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Actions at European level to combat the illegal trade of HFCs

    Various actions to tackle illegal imports of HFCs in the European Union are progressively being implemented: raising awareness of policy makers, good practice guidelines and a “single window” at the disposal of customs in particular.

    • Publication date : 2019/10/30
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • Development of the cold chain in China

    Railways and in particular, high-speed trains have great potential in cold chain logistics in China.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/26