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Reported Data

ODS production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.
As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

HCFC production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.
As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

HFC production

‘Production‘ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.
As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

At a Glance

Focal points:

  • Mr. Pavlos Pavlou NFP
    Environment Officer
    Environment Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1992-05-28 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1992-05-28 Ac
London Amendment 1994-10-11 At
Copenhagen Amendment 2003-06-02 At
Montreal Amendment 2003-06-02 At
Beijing Amendment 2004-09-02 R
Kigali Amendment 2019-07-22 R
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2019-03-25

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.

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
Cyprus 2007 HCFC -22 14 kg During a field inspection on 23 March 2007 160 cylinders marked as containing HFC-134a were found to contain a blend including HCFC-22. Most of the cylinders had already been sold and their contents consumed. Only 19 could be seized and are now awaiting destruction. The competent authority is convinced that this was an isolated incident and that there was no deliberate intention to deceive the authorities. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
Cyprus 2007 HCFC-22 22 kg A field inspection on 18 June 2007 revealed in a box of 90 air-conditioning units five split units charged with HCFC-22. The first placing on the market of such equipment is illegal in the European Community. The material currently awaits destruction. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
Cyprus 1 January to 31 December 2005 HCFC-22 680 kg Israel A delivery of R-408 (47% HCFC-22) had been intercepted during import by the customs. The material was sent by the Israeli supplier by mistake. Actually R-508 (no ODS) was ordered. The material was sent back to the supplier. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.20/INF/3
Click here for reports submitted to date by all parties.
The Multilateral Fund:
US$0
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 Cyprus in the amount of US$0 to date 2019-05-31. As at 2017-12-31, US$0 had been disbursed to Cyprus. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.