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Reported data

ODS consumption

‘Consumption‘ is calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports.

ODS production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.

Destruction of controlled substances

Import/export of recovered/recycled/reclaimed substances

HCFC consumption

‘Consumption’ is calculated as production + imports – exports.

HCFC production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.

HFC consumption

‘Consumption‘ is calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports.

HFC production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.

At a glance

Focal points:

  • Ms. Chen Haijun NFP FPLS
    Director
    Division of Ecological and Environmental Conventions, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE)

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1989-09-11 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1991-06-14 Ac
London Amendment 1991-06-14 Ac
Copenhagen Amendment 2003-04-22 Ac
Montreal Amendment 2010-05-19 At
Beijing Amendment 2010-05-19 At
Kigali Amendment 2021-06-17 At
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Declarations and notes
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2021-12-15
Click here to view status of HFC licensing systems for all parties

Approved essential uses

Approved amounts for essential use exemptions: The Parties may decide from time to time to allow essential uses of controlled substances after product... Read more

Approved critical uses

Approved amounts for critical use exemptions: The Parties may decide from time to time to allow critical essential uses of methyl bromide as requested... Read more

Amounts consumed for laboratory and analytical uses

Laboratory and analytical uses: The parties have decided on a global exemption until 31 December 2021 concerning certain ozone depleting substances fo... Read more
Quarantine and pre-shipment uses: methyl bromide for quarantine and pre-shipment (QPS) applications is used to control pests and pathogens in certain imported and exported commodities, and QPS uses are not included in the calculated levels of consumption and production.

Information reported by the Parties on illegal trade (Decision XIV/7 (7))

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).
Click here for reports submitted to date by all parties.
The Vienna Convention provides for that parties shall co-operate in conducting research and systematic observations and in formulating recommendations for future research and observation in areas related to the ozone layer. To this end the Ozone Research Managers meet every three years to review national and international research and monitoring activities to ensure coordination and identify gaps.
Reports submitted by China to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date are available below:
To view reports submitted by all Parties to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date, click here

The Multilateral Fund: US$1,463,078,329

The 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
Institutional strengthening UNDP 534,144
Total 243,325,651

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