Parties are invited to report to the Ozone Secretariat fully proved cases of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances.
|Party||Seizure Date Year||Substances Traded||Volume||Importing Exporting Country||Illegal Trade Details||Action Taken||Remarks|
|China||Nov 2019||HCFC-22||1,500 kg||from China to Uzbekistan||In November 2019, Yiwu Shixiao Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. exported 1,500kg of HCFC-22 concealed in a batch of small commodities (sponge mats) without obtaining an export license. After customs inspection, it was found that the above-mentioned goods involved in the case were suspected of smuggling with concealed name. The case was handed over to the customs anti-smuggling department for filing and investigation. The goods involved in the case were intercepted.||According to Customs Law of the People's Republic of China, Regulations of The People's Republic of China on the Implementation of Customs Administrative Penalties and other existing laws and regulations, exporting goods that are restricted from export by the country by concealing its name has constituted smuggling. The company involved in the case was fined CNY 700, and the substances involved in the case were confiscated (case was closed in February 2020).|
|China||Sept 2021||HCFC-22||149.6 kg||from China to Kazakhstan||In September 2021, Deyouju Trading Company Co.,Ltd in Tacheng City exported 149.6kg HCFC-22 directly without obtaining an export license. After customs inspection, the above-mentioned goods were found to be undeclared. The goods were intercepted by Urumqi customs and then handed over to the customs anti-smuggling department for filing and investigation.||According to Customs Law of the People's Republic of China, Regulations of The People's Republic of China on the Implementation of Customs Administrative Penalties and other existing laws and regulations, the company involved in the case was imposed an administrative fine of CNY 900 for its violation of inaccurate declaration of names and quantities of exporting products, which affects the country’s licenses management (case was closed in September 2021).|
The Multilateral Fund: US$1,463,078,329The Multilateral Fund is the financial mechanism of the Montreal Protocol and provides financial and technical assistance to Article 5 (developing) countries to enable their compliance with the Protocol’s control measures.
The Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund has approved funding to China in the amount of US$1,463,078,329 as of 2021-03-12. This includes the funding for current ongoing projects (including agency fees):
|Title||Implementing agency||Approved funding ($US)|
|HFC phase-down related projects||UNDP||1,540,800|
|HFC phase-down related projects||UNEP||90,950|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||Austria||391,833|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||Germany||1,979,921|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||IBRD||14,029,882|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||Italy||1,000,000|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||Japan||361,600|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||UNDP||64,105,105|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||UNEP||8,925,135|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||UNIDO||150,366,281|
As at 2021-12-31, US$1,370,333,882 had been disbursed.
This information is provided by Multilateral Fund Secretariat. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website