Top 10 Air Conditioner (AC) Brands Imported into India in 2017

19 March 2018
Import Data of AC

India’s imports of air conditioners in 2017 stood at USD 851 million, Export Genius business intelligence report reveals. Most of the AC shipments arrived at Indian ports during January to May months. The country received total 4188662 pieces of air conditioners from the global countries in the said year. Import data of AC shows that India imported air conditioners of Mitsubishi brand the most, which shared 18.99% value to total AC imports. This article gives you a detailed analysis of top 10 brands of AC with India import statistics of air conditioners recorded in the year 2017.


Air conditioners come under HS Code 8415 at 4-digit level HS Code. A report on India’s air conditioner imports shows that the country imported 1.5 ton of air conditioners the most, which recorded 44.86% share in value during 2017. Maximum shipments of split AC arrived at Indian ports with 92.05% share in value. Basically, India imports AC in three categories namely Complete Unit, Outdoor Unit and Indoor Unit among which air conditioners of Complete Unit were imported the most in 2017.


India purchased air conditioners worth USD 461 million the most from China. Its share in value recorded 54.19%. And if we analyse air conditioner import data port-wise, it is found that India received maximum AC shipments at Nhava Sheva Port with 47.18% share in value.



India AC Imports of 10 Largest Brands


India imported air conditioners of Mitsubishi brand the most in 2017. Its total share in AC imports recorded 18.99%. It was followed by Lloyd, General and Toshiba. Here is the list of top 10 AC brands imported by India in 2017 with their trade figures.


 


Brand

Value USD (%)

Value USD

Mitsubishi

18.99%

161801081

Lloyd

18.57%

158184982

General

16.27%

138591522

Toshiba

4.54%

38686179

Voltas

4.10%

34925180

Daikin

3.88%

33081154

Godrej

3.73%

31786721

Blue Star

3.50%

29830288

Vestar

3.34%

28453308

Onida

3.19%

27185091

 

Mitsubishi


Mitsubishi is a Japanese company, which founded in 1917. It is basically specialized into automotive industry but is also manufactures and supplies air conditioners around the world. Here is India import figures of Mitsubishi brand recorded in 2017.


Total Import Value: USD 161 million

Highest Imports: April (USD 21 million)

Lowest Imports: November (USD 5 million)

Type: Split

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd (3.74%)

Foreign Country: Thailand (17.62%)

Indian Port: Thar Dry Port ICD/Ahmedabad Gujarat ICD (8.32%)


Lloyd


Lloyd stood as the 2nd largest AC brand which India imported in 2017. Here are its import figures.


Total Import Value: USD 158 million

Highest Imports: March (USD 27 million)

Lowest Imports: July (USD 41337)

Type: Portable

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Lloyd Electric & Engg. Ltd. (11.02%)

Foreign Country: China (16.89%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (12.57%)


General

General is a brand of air conditioners owned by Fujitsu General of Japan. It markets various air conditioning units. How much General AC imported by India? Let’s find out from the below given 2017 figures.


Total Import Value: USD 138 million

Highest Imports: March (USD 37 million)

Lowest Imports: November (2 million)

Type: Window

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: ETA General Pvt. Ltd. (8.52%)

Foreign Country: Thailand (12.83%)

Indian Port: Chennai Sea (7.70%)


Toshiba

Toshiba is a Japanese multinational company, dealing into consumer goods including air conditioners. How much business Toshiba did in India’s AC industry during 2017? Find out from the AC import data of India given below.


Total Import Value: USD 38 million

Highest Imports: April (4 million)

Lowest Imports: September (2 million)

Type: Cassette

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Carrier Airconditioning & Refrigeration Ltd, (3.74%)

Foreign Country: Thailand (2.99%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (3.53%)


Voltas

Voltas is another popular brand of air conditioners, which is a six decade old company in India. Here are India import statistics of Voltas AC recorded in 2017.


Total Import Value: USD 34 million

Highest Imports: April (USD 8 million)

Lowest Imports: September (USD 454851)

Type: Cassette

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Voltas Limited (4.10%)

Foreign Country: China (3.81%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (3.23%)


Daikin

Daikin is a Japanese brand of air conditioners, which operate its business in Japan, China, Australia, India, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Europe, North America and South America. How much Daikin air conditioners imported by India in 2017? Find out from the trade figures given below.


Total Import Value: USD 33 million

Highest Imports: January (4 million)

Lowest Imports: November (1 million)

Type: Split

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd. (3.74%)

Foreign Country: Thailand (2.01%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (1.91%)


Godrej

Godrej Group is an Indian conglomerate, which is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It deals in consumer goods including air conditioners. Here India import values of Godrej AC recorded in year 2017.


Total Import Value: USD 31 million

Highest Imports: March (12 million)

Lowest Imports: October (USD 12665)

Type: Split

Capacity: 1 Ton

Indian Importer: Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. (3.73%)

Foreign Country: China (3.52%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (3.73%)


Blue Star

Among 10 most imported AC brands of India, Blue Star stood at 8th position. Its import figures recorded in year 2017 are given right below.


Total Import Value: USD 29 million

Highest Imports: January (5 million)

Lowest Imports: September (USD 389904)

Type: Portable

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Blue Star Ltd. (3.48%)

Foreign Country: China (3.08%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (2.42%)


Vestar

Vestar stood as 9th most imported AC brand of India. Its trade figures recorded in the year 2017 are given below.


Total Import Value: USD 28 million

Highest Imports: March (8 million)

Lowest Imports: September (USD 451498)

Type: Cassette

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: Eltech Appliances Private Limited (3.34%)

Foreign Country: China (3.34%)

Indian Port: Chennai Sea (2.39%)


Onida

Onida stood as the tenth largest brand of AC, which imported by India during 2017. How much business this AC brand did in India? Find out from the figures given right below.


Total Import Value: USD 27 million

Highest Imports: April (60 million)

Lowest Imports: November (USD 222330)

Type: Window

Capacity: 1.5 Ton

Indian Importer: MIRC Electronics Limited. (3.19%)

Foreign Country: China (3.14%)

Indian Port: Nhava Sheva (2.03%)


So, what you get from our report on Air Conditioner Imports into India 2017? Find out from the points given below.


             ·         How much air conditioners imported by India in 2017?

             ·         Which AC brand was the major hit?

             ·         Which type and category of AC imported the most?

             ·         Which Indian importers of AC purchased AC from the world countries?

             ·         Who were the foreign suppliers of air conditioners to India?


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