Anfel: turnover of white goods increased by 5.45% in the first four months of 2014

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The Committee of Statistics and Market Analysis of Anfel (Spanish association of manufacturers and importers of household appliances) published the data on the trend of sales of white goods in the first four months of 2014. Turnover increased by 5.45% in January-April 2014 compared to January-April 2013. In April, the increase in units was +12,242 units respect to April 2013, while the grow in the period January-April 2014 was +182,267 units compared to the same period of 2013 (+11.61%). Considering the trend of the different appliances in April 2014 compared to April 2013, the segment of refrigerators increased by 7.94%, while the segment of washing machines grew only by+0.81%. The products that registered the highest growth were double-door refrigerators (+26.84%) and the products that registered the highest decrease were dryers (-23,96%).

Sales evolution for family (units, 2014 vs 2013)

Products April 2014 January-April 2014
1-door refrigerators +18.64% +24.15%
2-door refrigerators +26.84% +23.43%
Side-by-side +22.03% +25.91%
Combined -0.34% +9.47%
Total refrigerators +7.94% +14.15%
Vertical freezers +4.32% +19.81%
Horizontal freezers +10.42% +5.40%
Front loading washing machines +1.11% +10.87%
Top loading washing machines -2.94% -3.16%
Total washing machines +0.81% +9.69%
Dryers -23.96% +5.93%
Dishwashers +6.94% +10.00%
Kitchens +24.30% +32.16%
Ovens +1.51% +12.03%
Vetroceramic hobs +5.43% +5.43%
Induction hobs +19.57% +18.05%
Hoods -8.92% +12.20%

Source: Committee of Statistics and Market Analysis of Anfel