A row of refrigerators are on sale in a store selling home appliances and electronics in New York, February 18, 2010.    REUTERS/Natalie Behring

Deliveries of the six biggest categories of white goods (AHAM 6) in the United States fell 1.4 percent year-on-year in May, data from industry body Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) showed late on Tuesday.

Shipments in the country, a major market for companies such as Swedish home appliances maker Electrolux (ELUXb.ST), were up 3.4 percent in the year through May.