Sales of AC reached record level in the country, bumper increase in sales due to scorching heat

The demand for Air Conditioner (AC) has increased a lot.

With the onset of summer, the demand for air conditioners (ACs) used in homes has increased a lot. The sales of major AC companies have reached a record level in April this year and this trend is expected to continue.

summer ,heatwave, With the introduction of air conditioners used in homes (AC) The demand has grown very fast. Major AC companies in April this year (AC Companies) sales of (AC Sales) Record level has been reached and this trend is expected to continue in future also. Companies like Voltas, Panasonic, Hitachi, LG and Haier have registered record growth in AC sales in the last month. According to industry traders, in April last year, the Kovid-19 epidemic (Covid-19 Pandemic) The impact of the lower base on the second wave of BSE and the release of suppressed demand has increased the sales figures. He said that sales of ACs in April this year have crossed the pre-pandemic level of April 2019.

Pradeep Bakshi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Voltas said that in April 2022, the AC industry has seen phenomenal growth in terms of sales as compared to the previous year. He said that this time the sales have increased by more than 100 percent due to heat and low base of sales due to extreme heat and lower base effect of last year.

Panasonic sold more than 1 lakh ACs

Panasonic India Business Head Gaurav Sah said the company has registered record demand this year and sold over one lakh ACs during April. He said that they are seeing record demand for air conditioners. Panasonic India sold over 1,00,000 units in this April, an increase of 83 per cent over April 2021 and 67 per cent over April 2019.

Apart from this, the sales of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning India, which sells ACs under the Hitachi brand name, have more than doubled in the last month compared to April 2021. The company expects a record sales of Rs 1,500 crore during the peak summer season in this category.

However, on one hand the demand is picking up, on the other hand the problem of supply side still persists. Many parts used in making AC are not available. Fresh lockdowns have been imposed in China, due to which the component has become expensive. Its effect is visible on the price. Rising prices are a matter of concern for the companies.

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