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Refrigeration equipment market in Russia 2020

Date: 14 March 2020

We present to your attention our annual report on the Russian refrigeration market. The review of this market and the refrigeration companies' ratings are our editorial office expert assessment based on public statistics.

 

Refrigeration market in Russia

At the end of 2019, there were no noticeable changes compared to the previous period: the import of refrigeration equipment in general and the refrigeration compressors import grew by 1-2%.  

Import of refrigeration equipment to Russia in 2019 

According to preliminary results of 2019, the refrigeration equipment import to Russia amounted to 1.18 billion US dollars, which is 2% higher compared to the previous period. At the same time, this is a quarter less than peak deliveries in 2011-2013. 

Our publishing house keeps statistics on imports since 2011 based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia. The statistics include data on 11 types of refrigeration equipment: HS code 841430, 841810 - 841899. 

841430-PCS-COMPRESSORS USED IN REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT

841810-PCS-COMBINED REFRIGERATORS-FREEZERS (WITH SEPARATE EXTERIOR DOORS)

841821-PCS-DOMESTICS REFRIGERATORS (COMPRESSION)

841829-PCS-OTHER DOMESTIC REFRIGERATORS

841830-PCS-HORIZONTAL FREEZERS (WITH A CAPACITY OF NO MORE THAN 800 L.)

841840-PCS-VERTICAL TYPE FREEZERS (WITH A CAPACITY OF NO MORE THAN 900 L.)

841861-PCS-REFRIGERATING OR FREEZING EQUIPMENT (OTHERS) – HEAT PUMPS, EXCEPT FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING PRODUCT POSITION 8415

841869- PCS-OTHER REFRIGERATING OR FREEZING EQUIPMENT

841891-PCS-FURNITURE FOR BUILDING REFRIGERATING OR FREEZING EQUIPMENT

841899-PCS-OTHER PARTS OF REFRIGERATORS (FREEZERS) AND OTHER REFRIGERATING OR FREEZING EQUIPMENT (ELECTRICAL OR OTHER TYPES)

 

Diagram "Import of Equipment 2011-2019" (USD in Millions)

Импорт холодильной техники  

Source: FCS of Russia

 

One of the essential and reliable indicators of the country's refrigeration market is the import of refrigeration compressors, since the country has practically no production of compressors used in domestic, commercial and industrial cold. The exception is solitary compressor releases for the heavy, chemical and defense industries.

 

Diagram “Import of Refrigeration Compressors 2011-2019” (USD in Millions)

Импорт холодильных компрессоров 

The import of compressors used in refrigeration equipment (HS code 841430) in 2018 had increased by 1% compared to the previous period and amounted to 330.6 mln US dollars.

 

Diagram “Import of Refrigeration Equipment in 2019 by Countries”

56% of refrigeration equipment was imported from the four countries: China, Belarus, Italy and Germany. The share of these four countries has remained unchanged since 2018. At the same time, deliveries from EU countries account for 41% of total imports.

 

Diagram “Import of refrigeration equipment from the European Union and other countries”

 

The leaders in the supply of refrigeration compressors are still four countries: China, Germany, South Korea, and Slovakia. Thanks to a 17% increase in imports compared with the previous period, Germany rose from fourth to second place.

 

From most countries, the top ten suppliers of refrigeration compressors, compressor supplies decreased by 5-10% in the monetary terms. The Czech Republic is a notable exception: the import of compressors from this country is actively growing for the second year in a row. Two years ago, the growth was 58%, and last year – 42% and reached $19 million.

 

Diagram “Import in 2019 of Refrigeration Compressors by countries”


EXPORT OF THE REFRIGERATING EQUIPMENT FROM RUSSIA FOR 2018

At the end of 2019, the export of refrigeration equipment from Russia had amounted to 350 million US dollars, which is 2% less compared to the previous period.

 

Diagram "Export of Equipment 2014-2019", (USD in Millions)

экспорт 2014-2019 

 

Sources: During preparing the review, there were used the data of customs statistics on foreign trade. Federal Customs Service of Russia, website – http://www.customs.ru.

 

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