Shipment value of white goods, which is below the same month last year due to last-minute demand, November 22, 17:15
Last month's shipments of so-called “white goods” such as air conditioners and refrigerators were 3% lower than the same month last year. This is because the air-conditioner saw a reaction to last-minute demand accompanying the increase in the consumption tax rate.
According to the Japan Electrical Manufacturers Association, which is made by electrical manufacturers, domestic shipments of white goods last month were 146.5 billion yen, down 3.8% from the same month last year.
By product, sales of air conditioners decreased 16.6% to 27.2 billion yen due to the impact of last-minute demand accompanying the increase in the consumption tax rate and the impact of dealers closed due to typhoons.
On the other hand, refrigerators were 27.5 billion yen, an increase of 8.3%, and washing machines were 23.2 billion yen, an increase of 7.3%.
Shusaku Nagahama, chairman of the Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association, said at the press conference on the 22nd: I think. "
On the other hand, domestic shipments of white goods for the first half of the year up to September were 1,038.1 billion yen, a 5.5% increase from the same period last year. It was.