The Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association

International Relations

International Relations



JRAIA is a member of the International Council of Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Manufacturers Associations (ICARHMA) ( The Council consists of associations representing manufacturers of air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating equipment in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Europe, India, Japan, Korea and the U.S., and meets annually to discuss issues affecting the global HVAC&R industry.

  • October 2022 (in Brussels, Belgium)
  • October 2021 (web)
  • October 2020 (web)
  • August 2019 (in Boston,U.S.)
  • October 2018 (in Tokyo, Japan)
  • October 2017 (in Seoul, Korea)
  • May 2016 (in Melbourne, Australia)
  • October 2015 (in Chengdu, China)
  • October 2014 (in Berlin, Germany)
  • October 2013 (in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • October 2012 (in Kyoto, Japan)
  • October 2011 (in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada)

Three Industry Associations Meeting

Three industry associations :China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association (CRAA), the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA) and Korea Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association (KRAIA), hold a meeting annually to discuss common issues.

  • May 2022 (web)
  • September 2021 (web)
  • May 2019 (in Busan,Korea)
  • May 2018 (in Kunming, China)
  • June 2017 (in Shizuoka, Japan)
  • August 2016 (in Jeju, Korea)
  • June 2015 (in Huangshan, China)
  • June 2014 (in Tottori, Japan)
  • March 2013 (in Seoul, Korea)
  • August 2012 (in Qingdao, China)
  • November 2011 (in Seoul, Korea)
  • \

ASEAN 5+J Workshop

ASEAN5+J workshop was established in 2018 led by JRAIA. The meeting is to exchange information on energy saving and on refrigerant conversion including global environmental issues among industry associations of five ASEAN countries. FTI-Aircon club(Thailand), GABEL(Indonesia), MACRA (Malaysia), PAIA/BPS(Philippines), VISRAE(Vietnam/Academia) and JRAIA are members of the workshop.

Other global events