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UK: Consumer group Which? has called on manufacturers to implement tougher testing immediately and voluntarily on all new domestic fridges....
DENMARK: Large increases in the use of lower GWP HFCs saw Europe stay 4% below the 170.3Mt CO2e F-gas phase down limit for 2016....
UK: The UK refrigeration and ac industry has backed staying within the European F-gas regulations post Brexit, but repeated warnings of dire shortages of high GWP refrigerants next year....
UK: A new company, FG Europe UK, has been established to sell Midea air conditioning in the UK....
CHINA/GERMANY: Chinese company Songz Automobile Air Conditioning is taking over Lumikko Technologies Oy, Bitzer’s Finnish transport refrigeration subsidiary....
UK: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has accused some countries of attempting to derail the European F-gas phase down process....
SPAIN: The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has warned of a “critical” refrigerant shortage and appealed to the Spanish government to reduce the country’s tax on HFCs....
CANADA: Developing countries are to receive US$540m between 2018 and 2020 to initiate the phase-down of HFCs under the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol....
UK: The European air conditioning and refrigeration industry faces record price rises of up to 60% on high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507A in December....
USA: The USA seems likely to eventually back a global HFC phase down by ratifying the Kigali Amendment....