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The large household appliances market in India



This report offers a comprehensive picture of the major household appliances market in India, providing data on household appliances production and consumption, imports and exports, distribution and prices as well as data on competitive system and company profiles of the major players in India. Products considered in our definition of major household appliances are: refrigerators and freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, hoods, microwave ovens, cooking appliances (ranges/hobs), built-in ovens, air conditioners. Kitchen furniture are also considered in the field of research as a separate issue, with data on international trade, competitive system, prices and costs. The chapters on the competitive system analyse sales and market shares of the major Indian household appliances manufacturers. Values are broken down by market segment: refrigerators and freezers; washing machines; dishwashers; microwave ovens; cooking appliances; built-in ovens; hoods; air conditioners; small appliances. Profiles of the main players in the household appliances sector in India are also available. A breakdown of household appliances exports and imports in India is provided by country and by geographical area, by market segment: Refrigerators and freezers, Clothes washers and driers, Dishwashing machines, Kitchen hoods, Microwave ovens, Ranges/hobs and ovens. The section on household appliances distribution in India offers an overview of the major Indian appliances chains.

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  • Aurelio Volpe & Laura De Carli, 2008. "The large household appliances market in India," CSIL reports AP18, CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:ap18

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    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L68 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Appliances; Furniture; Other Consumer Durables

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