Briefs: LG Electronics

LG Electronics announced recently that the company continued its run as the top air conditioners manufacturer for the 7th consecutive year. According to Fuji-Keizai Co. Ltd, LG sold 12.3 million air-conditioning units worldwide in 2006, representing 19.5% of the worldwide market. This year, LG plans to expand its overseas rate to 60% (55% in 2006), with a production target of 16 million air conditioners.