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Review and Prospect of Russian Air Conditioning Market from 2012 to

In 2017, due to market stagnation and the European economic crisis, the Russian air conditioning market growth slowed. In 2017, the demand for room air conditioners and cabinet air conditioners increased by about 2.1 million units, up 10% over the previous year. VRF products and mini VRF system demand totaled about 1.15 million units, an increase of 10% over the previous year. In addition to large global manufacturers, local manufacturers also provide VRF products through OEMs.

In the first half of 2013, Moscow experienced a long period of good weather, which makes the split air-conditioning sales situation is good, sales grew 25%, the dealer warehouse in the backlog of products sold out.

Russia is the world’s fifth largest market for window air conditioning, mobile air conditioning and split air conditioning. Almost all of these products are imported, but in 2013 the Russian air conditioning market suffered two major obstacles: 10% of the import tax and 18% additional tax (VAT), so the average cost per air conditioner rose about 25%. January 2013 Air conditioning with R22 refrigerant has been officially banned from production and import.

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Window air-conditioning sales have shrunk from 80,000 units in 2011 to 45,000 units in 2017, and almost all of the products are the previous inventory of the seller. The next few years, the window air-conditioning market may soon shrink to disappear. 2011 and 2017 sales of mobile air conditioning are 150,000 units, is expected in the event of heat waves, mobile air conditioning sales will rise. In the Russian market, the main brands of window air conditioning include GeneralClimate, Samsung and Ericsson, the main brands of mobile air conditioning are Electrolux, Danex, Beko and Equation.

2011 Russian split air-conditioning sales of more than 300 million units, but in 2017 dropped to less than 200 million units. This part of the market will pick up in 2013. BSRIA predicts that in 2016 Russia’s split air-conditioning sales will reach 3.8 million units. Russian split air-conditioning market, a drag a split air-conditioning in terms of sales and sales are the main body, of which 60% of sales concentrated in Moscow. 2017 Russian split air-conditioning total size of about 1 billion US dollars, the main brands are Samsung, the United States, LG and Panasonic.

The sales volume of commercial teller machines is stable at around 400 per year – a sharp contrast to the former Soviet Union, when the state-owned company Domodedovo had an annual output of 19,000 units. It is estimated that the current 30,000 units of the plant’s products are still in use. Now, this part of the market mainly by the US imports of products.

Roof air conditioning is expected to grow in the future, the current annual sales of 450 units will soon be because of the rapid expansion of the supermarket was broken. Roof air conditioning from the United States imported products, the main brands are Lennox, York and McQuay.

Russian market is currently more than 80% of the air-conditioning is a low-cost products, inverter air conditioner only 14% of the room air conditioner market. Energy conservation is being taken seriously, energy-saving air-conditioning is expected to be developed in the future.

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