Shipments of halogen A-line lamps increased for the sixth consecutive quarter in 2013Q4 posting an increase of 41.8 percent over the previous quarter. Similarly, the index for LED A-line replacement lamps increased 42.3 percent during the quarter. Compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) and A-line incandescent lamp shipments trended in the opposite direction by slipping 0.4- and 10.6 percent q/q, respectively. The index for CFLs declined by 2.4 percent for the whole of 2013 versus 2012. Meanwhile, the A-line incandescent index registered an annual decline of 13.5 percent.
Incandescent lamps ceded 4.3 percentage points of the combined A-line market during the quarter, with a share of 51.5 percent. Shipments of CFLs garnered a share of 33.8 percent, a decline of 0.3 percentage points. Shares of halogen and LED A-line lamps increased to 13.6 and 1.1 percent, respectively.
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