Air Conditioner Imports into India – Air Conditioner Import Data 2017

17 March 2018
AC Import Data

India is one of the biggest markets in purchasing air conditioner from the other countries of the world. India imports of air conditioner from other countries worth USD 851 million in the year 2017 while it was USD 860 million in 2016. It is mainly classified under HS Code 8415. India mainly imports air conditioners in three categories such as complete unit, outdoor unit and indoor unit. As the rupee is depreciating against the US dollars and raising the prospects of price hike by firms who depend on import of ACs components. It impacts imports, the firms pay more against the dollars and pushing them to pass to domestic customers.


According to weather department, India will see the hottest days in this year and it is assuming that people will face the more hot days than last year. In many parts of the country, you cannot survive easily with a ceiling or table fan. The number of middle income groups is increasing in India and they prefer air conditioner in their home and offices for the summer season. The AC companies record a heavy hike in their AC sales in March and April month.


In this article, we are analysing the AC import report of India on the basis of brands, types, import partners, Indian ports and importers.




India Air Conditioner Import Statistics 2017


In 2017, 65% of the AC imports into India have been recorded between the month of January and May. However, March and April are the peak months for AC imports. The imports have been declined heavily from June month. Refer the below table to check the monthly values of India AC imports in 2017.



Month

Value (USD Million)

January

76.64

February

93.15

March

161.39

April

134.91

May

93.71

June

36.00

July

35.33

August

41.97

September

33.26

October

34.35

November

44.73

December

66.47

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Top 5 Air Conditioner Brands Imported by India


According to AC Import report of India released by Export Genius, it is recorded that more than 80 brands of ACs that India has imported in 2017. Mitsubishi, LLYOD and General, Toshiba and Voltas brand are the most demanded ACs in India. India AC imports of Mitsubishi, LLOYD and General brands stood at USD 161.80 million, USD 158.18 million and USD 138.59 million respectively during the year 2017 and together these three brands recorded 54% of the total AC imports into India.


In terms of quantity, LLOYD is the most imported brand and recorded 23.13% quantity of the total AC imports. It is followed by Mitsubishi and General AC brands which recorded 10.78% and 8.74% quantity of total shipments. Here is the table representing import figures of top five AC brands.



Brand

Value (USD Million)

Mitsubishi

161.80

LLOYD

158.18

General

138.59

Toshiba

38.68

Voltas

34.92

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



4 Types of Air Conditioner Imported by India in 2017


India has imported four types of air conditioner from the other countries such as split, window, cassatte and portable. Split air conditioners recorded highest import value i.e. USD 784.26 million which represented 92.05% of the total air conditioner imports value. Check the India import figures of different types of AC recorded in the year 2017.



Type

Value (USD Million)

Value (%)

Split

784.26

92.05%

Window

43.70

5.13%

Cassette

22.18

2.60%

Portable

1.80

0.21%

 



Air Conditioner Imports – Capacity Wise Analysis


India is mainly importing air conditioner with the capacity of 1.5 ton and recorded 44.86% of the total AC imports. As we can say, AC of 1.5 ton is the most demanded among Indian population. However, it is followed by AC with the capacity of 1 ton and 2 ton which recorded 19.99% and 10.77% value of total AC imports by India during the year 2017. Check the following table and know the share value of air conditioners with their capacity.



AC Capacity (Ton)

Value (%)

1.5 Ton

44.86%

1 Ton

19.99%

2 Ton

10.77%

1.6 Ton

2.66%

2.2 Ton

2.09%

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



5 Largest AC Import Partners of India


In 2017, India has imported air conditioners from around 30 countries of the world. China, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Italy, Chile and Australia are the AC import partners of India. China and Thailand are the biggest markets from where India import air conditioners. India AC imports from China and Thailand worth USD 490 million and USD 333 million in 2017 which is 57.61% and 39.11% value of total AC imports. Check the following table to know the 5 largest India import partners of AC with their value recorded in 2017.



Country

Value (USD Million)

Share (%)

China

490.79

57.61%

Thailand

333.21

39.11%

Malaysia

13.20

1.55%

Japan

7.80

0.92%

Korea

5.44

0.64%

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



List of Air Conditioner Importers in India


As per Air Conditioner Import Data of India, more than 300 AC companies in India importing air conditioners from other countries. ETA General Pvt Ltd is the largest air conditioner importer in India and recorded 15% value of the total AC imports in 2017. Here is the list of AC importers in India.


             ·         ETA General Pvt. Ltd.

             ·         Lloyd Electric & Engg. Ltd.

             ·         Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd

             ·         Havells India Limited

             ·         Voltas Limited



Top 5 Indian Ports of AC Imports


The AC shipments in India have arrived through 35 ports in the year 2017. Nhava Sheva Sea and Chennai Sea are the biggest ports receiving maximum AC shipments. Together these ports recorded 72.24% of the total imports and separately it is 47.18% and 25.06% respectively in the said year. Let’s check the AC import share of top Indian ports.



Indian Port

Value (%)

Nhava Sheva Sea

47.18%

Chennai Sea

25.06%

Thar Dry Port

8.91%

Irungattukottai ICD

5.92%

Startrack Terminal ICD

3.47%

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Subscribe for AC Import Report of India


Here is the sample of India air conditioner imports including the major data fields that we cover in analytical trade report. The more columns like date, importer & exporter name, loading & unloading port will be available only after purchase. Subscribe for AC import report of India and gain the things that we have discussed below in the sample.


HS Code

8415

Product Description

Parts For Air Conditioner-Indoor Unit, Aux, 2.0t, Lm-1100 24000 - Btu (1100136844)

Weight

2 Tons

Quantity

200 Pieces

Total Value

USD 15104.11

Unit Value

USD 75.52

Import Duty

USD 4446.8

Date, Importer & Exporter Name

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If you want to import air conditioner into India from other countries, you just know about the genuine AC suppliers in foreign countries. Also, if you want to sell air conditioner to companies in India then you must aware of the active buyers.


What will you gain from AC Import Report of India?


          ·         The total value of AC imports into India.

          ·         Monthly values of Indian AC imports.

          ·         List of AC brands imported by the country.

          ·         Know the price and quantity of air conditioners that India imports.

          ·         Know about AC import partners of India.

          ·         Get the list of Air Conditioner importers in India.              

          ·         Also, get the list of foreign suppliers of Air Conditioner.

          ·         List of Indian ports arriving AC shipments.


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