Essential-use exemptions approved by Meetings of the Parties

Summary by year of essential use exemptions

Summary 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
CFCs 13,869.61 13,530.50 11,990.38 9,882.33 8,366.75 6,792.80 7,133.60 6,958.75 7,720.0 3,321.1 4,489.0 1,928.0 937.0 682.0 2,366.48 1,156.95
Halon-2402 352.00 300.00 255.00 160.00 90.00                      
Methyl Chloroform 59.70 60.50 60.10 59.60 58.40 58.40                    
TOTAL 14,281.31 13,891.00 12,305.48 10,101.93 8,515.15 6,851.20 7,133.60 6,958.75  7,720.0  3,321.1 4,489.0 1,928.0 937.0 682.0 2,366.48

1,156.95

Essential use exemptions by substance per year

  Party CFC‑11 CFC‑12 CFC‑113 CFC‑114 Methyl chloroform CFCs
Sixth Meeting of the Parties 1996 1997   1996 1997   1996 1997   1996 1997   1996 1997         1996
  Australia 80.00     200.00           10.0                  
  Canada 152.00     377.00           70.0                  
  EU-Belgium 90.00     95.00                              
  EU-Denmark                                     <5
  EU-France 618.00     1,063.00     30.1     153.0                  
  EU-Germany 178.00     417.00           178.0                  
  EU-Ireland 145.00     264.00                              
  EU-Italy 145.00     340.00     5.0     50.0                  
  EU-Portugal 3.63     8.38           1.2                  
  EU-Spain 146.00     362.00     1.0     39.0                  
  EU-UK 1,031.00     1,762.00     32.0     363.0                  
  Finland 6.00     16.00                              
  Japan 75.00     142.00     1.0     22.0                  
  Poland 330.00     330.00           40.0                  
  S. Africa 59.00 67.0   123.00 138.0         7.0 9.0                
  Switzerland 8.00     8.00           8.0                  
  USA 749.80 658.3   2,363.20 2,177.0         343.7 343.1   56.8 56.8          
  TOTAL 3,816.43 725.3   7,870.58 2,315.0   69.1     1,284.9 352.1   56.8 56.8         <5
  Party CFC‑11 CFC‑12 CFC‑113 CFC‑114 Methyl chloroform CFC‑12/114
Seventh Meeting of the Parties 1996 1997 1998 1996 1997 1998 1996 1997 1998 1996 1997 1998 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 1997
  Australia   48.0 29.0   112.0 70.0         4.0 4.0              
  Canada   164.0     404.0           80.0                
  European Union   1,991.3     3,946.3     18.5     679.0               1.5
  Hungary 5.0 5.0   2.0 2.0   1.0 1.0   2.0 2.0                
  Israel 2.0 2.0   4.8 4.8   0.5 0.4                      
  Japan   57.0     147.0     0.8     35.2                
  USA 328.0 331.0   437.5 431.0         40.8 19.0   2.9 3.7 60.1 59.6 58.4 58.4  
  TOTAL 335.0 2,598.3 29.0 444.3 5,047.1 70.0 1.5 20.7   42.8 819.2 4.0 2.9 3.7 60.1 59.6 58.4 58.4 1.5

  Party CFC‑11 CFC‑12 CFC‑113 CFC‑114 Halon‑2402
Eighth Meeting of the Parties 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999   1997 1998 1999 1996 1997
  Australia 8     22                      
  Canada   128     320             65      
  European Union   1,778.00     3,307.00     16       509      
  Japan   53 37   105 75   0.5 0.5     23 24    
  Poland 130 130   220 220           30 30      
  Russian Federation 266     266                   352 300
  South Africa   62     156             5      
  Switzerland 2 2   4 4           2 2      
  USA 149.3 1,204.30   415.8 2,814.70           131.5 369      
  TOTAL 555.3 3,357.30 37 927.8 6,926.70 75   16.5 0.5   163.5 1,003.00 24 352 300
Ninth Meeting of the Parties 1998 1999   1997 1998 1999 1998 1999     1998 1999   1998  
  Australia 35 49     85 120           5      
  European Union   1,690.00       2,857.00   19       434      
  Hungary 6 3     2.25 3 0.23 0.23     1.7 3      
  Russian Federation 226       226                 255  
  USA**   1,085.30   3   2,539.70           280.8      
  TOTAL 267 2,827.30   3 313.25 5,519.70 0.23 19.23     1.7 722.8   255  
Tenth Meeting of the Parties 1999 2000   1999 2000   1997 1998 1999 2000 1999 2000   1999  
  Australia 45 63   90 153.7             3.3      
  Canada 140 140                          
  European Union   1,415.00     2,057.00       0.1 6.1   292      
  Poland 120 125   235 245   1.7 1.7 1.7   25 30      
  Russian Federation                           160  
  USA   1,013.00     2,391.00             331      
  TOTAL 305 2,756.00   325 4,846.70   1.7 1.7 1.8 6.1 25 656.3   160  
Eleventh Meeting of the Parties 2000 2001   2000 2001   2000 2001     2000 2001   2000  
  European Union   1,243.00     1,813.00     7       207      
  Hungary 0.5 0.5   0.5 0.5   0.25 0.25     0.5 0.5      
  Japan 32 27   55 54   0.2 0.2     11 7      
  Poland             1.7                
  Russian Federation                           90  
  USA   918     1,947.00             236      
  TOTAL 32.5 2,188.50   55.5 3,814.50   2.15 7.45     11.5 450.5   90  

  Party CFCs (11,12, 114) CFC‑113
Twelfth Meeting of the Parties 2001 2002 2001  
  Australia 11 11    
  European Union   2,785.00    
  Poland 320 300 0.85  
  USA   2900    
  TOTAL 331 5,996.00 0.85  
Thirteenth Meeting of the Parties 2002 2003 2002 2003
  Australia        
  European Union   2,539.00   40
  Hungary 1.5 1.5 0.25 0.25
  Japan 45   0.85  
  Poland        
  Russian Federation 396 391    
  Ukraine 144 120    
  USA 550 3,270.00    
  TOTAL 1,136.50 6,231.50 1.1 40.25
Fourteenth Meeting of the Parties 2003 2004    
  Australia 11 11    
  European Union   1,885.00    
  Japan 40 30    
  Poland 240 236    
  Russian Federation 396      
  USA   2,975.00    
  TOTAL 687 5,137.00    
Fifteenth Meeting of the Parties 2004 2005    
  European Union 2,043.00 1,030.00    
  Poland 78      
  Russian Federation 378 336    
  Switzerland 0.5      
  Ukraine 83.5      
  USA   1,902.00    
  TOTAL 2,583.00 3,268.00    
Sixteenth Meeting of the Parties 2005 2006    
  European Union   550    
  Russian Federation        
  Ukraine 53.1      
  USA   1,900.00    
  TOTAL 53.1 2,450.00    
Seventeenth Meeting of the Parties 2006 2007    
  European Union 539      
  Russian Federation 400 243    
  USA 1,100.00 1,000.00    
  TOTAL 2,039.00 1,243.00    
Eighteenth Meeting of the Parties 2007 2008 2007  
  European Union 535.0      
  Russian Federation     150.0  
  USA   385.0    
  TOTAL 535.0 385.0 150.0  
Nineteenth Meeting of the Parties 2008 2009 2008 2009
  European Union 200.0      
  Russian Federation 212.0   140.0 130.0
  USA   282.0    
  TOTAL 412.0 282.0 140.0 130.0
Twentieth Meeting of the Parties 2009 2010    
  European Union 22.0      
  Russian Federation 248.0      
  USA   92.0    
  TOTAL 270.0 92.0    
Twenty-First Meeting of the Parties 2010      
  Argentina

178

     
  Bangladesh 156.7      
  China

972.2

     
  Egypt

227.4

     
  India

343.6

     
  Iran (Islamic Republic of)

105

     
  Pakistan

34.9

     
  Russian Federation

212

     
  Syrian Arab Republic

44.68

     
  TOTAL 2096.48      
Twenty-Second Meeting of the Parties

2011      
  Argentina

107.2

     
  Bangladesh

57.0

     
  China

741.15

     
  Pakistan

39.6

     
  Russian Federation

212.0

     
  TOTAL 1,156.95      

All quantities expressed in metric tonnes.