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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

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.

At a glance

Focal points:

  • Sra. Shirley Soto Montero NFP FPLS
    Direcctión de Gestión de Calidad Ambiental (DIGECA), Ministerio de Ambiente, Energía y Telecomunicaciones
  • Sr. Edgar Gutiérrez Espeleta FPLS
    Ministerio de Ambientes, Energía (MINAE)

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1991-07-30 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1991-07-30 Ac
London Amendment 1998-11-11 R
Copenhagen Amendment 1998-11-11 R
Montreal Amendment 2005-12-01 R
Beijing Amendment 2008-12-01 R
Kigali Amendment 2018-05-23 R
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: No
Click here for the updated status of HFC licensing systems
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.

Research, development, public awareness and exchange of information (Article 9)

Several countries have reported every two years on activities undertaken by them with respect to promotion of research, development and exchange of information on best technologies, possible alternatives to controlled substances and costs and benefits of relevant control strategies and promoting public awareness.

Click here for an overview of reports submitted by all parties.

Reclamation facilities reported by the Parties (Decision VI/19(4))

Parties report periodically on the reclamation facilities and their capacities available in their countries.

Party Report Date Facility Name Address Reclaimed Substances Capacity Remarks
Costa Rica 1995-01-20 No Facility
Click here for the list of facilities reported 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 Costa Rica 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:
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 Costa Rica in the amount of US$13,634,947 to date 2019-12-31. As at 2018-12-31, US$12,712,866 had been disbursed to Costa Rica. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.