September 10, 2008

Tootoo.Com Discusses Export Spike of Energy Saving Lamps in China’s Yuyao

BEIJING, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The latest information from demonstrates that energy saving lamps ( ) produced in Yuyao, China, are expanding their export markets this year. About nine manufacturers of energy saving lamps started to export their products to overseas countries, especially to European countries, such as Germany. According to government statistics, Yuyao exported about 17 million energy saving lamps during the first eight months of 2008, valuing at more than 17 million USD, a year-on-year increase of 307% and 485% respectively.

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Energy saving lamps are replacing their high energy consuming counterparts in many countries due to worldwide energy shortages, especially in the developed countries of EU. EU has announced banning of incandescent lamp sales as from 2009. Many countries, such as Australia, Canada, Japan and many others are trying to reduce usage of high energy consumption products. The export market potential is great with a spiking demand in the international market.

In order to satisfy the huge demand in the international market and broaden the export of energy saving lamps, Yuyao lighting manufacturers ( ) are developing their advantages in technology and information to help related enterprises improve the quality of their products. Facing anti-dumping policies that go against China, technology barriers of RoHS and EUP order from EU states, lighting manufacturers have to do their best to improve the quality of their products in order to meet with the standards of EU. They have to pay more attention on brand building and to ensure supply of raw materials, which are the keys to increase export quickly. Apart from traditional destinations of Southeast Asia and South America, many lamps are now going to Belgium, USA and some other 29 countries, with the EU market now accounts for 80% of the total. The sales volume and unit price have also increased significantly in this period.

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