Global coldchain capacity grows

Arlington, Virginia, USA: Global coldchain capacity grew 16.7% from 2018 to reach 719 million cubic meters in 2020, according to the GCCA’s 2020 Global Cold Chain Capacity Report.

The increase in reported capacity since 2018 was largely from North America and China. The United States, at 156 million cubic meters, was the single largest country market, followed by India at 150 million cubic meters and China at 131 million cubic meters

This report provides data on refrigerated warehouse capacity in 51 countries using information collected from international offices of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA).

The primary data source was a survey administered between January and May 2020 by the GCCA staff. 

The report is available to GCCA members via the website.

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