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Reported data

ODS consumption

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

HCFC consumption

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

HFC consumption

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

At a glance

Focal points:

  • Dr. Ali AboSena NFP
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    Official Focal Point for Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
  • Dr. Ezzat Lewis Agaiby NFP FPLS
    Egyptian Ozone Unit, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1988-05-09 R
Montreal Protocol 1988-08-02 R
London Amendment 1993-01-13 R
Copenhagen Amendment 1994-06-28 R
Montreal Amendment 2000-07-20 R
Beijing Amendment 2009-03-06 R
Kigali Amendment 2023-08-22 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: 2023-10-20
Click here to view status of HFC licensing systems for all parties
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.
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 Egypt 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$83,052,781

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 Egypt in the amount of US$83,052,781 as of 2023-12-19. This includes the funding for current ongoing projects (including agency fees):

Title Implementing agency Approved funding ($US)
HFC phase-down related projects UNDP 42,800
HFC phase-down related projects UNIDO 497,550
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) Germany 234,249
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) UNDP 2,839,106
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) UNEP 291,064
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) UNIDO 13,234,885
Institutional strengthening UNIDO 431,542
Total 17,571,196

As at 2022-12-31, US$70,443,588 had been disbursed.

This information is provided by Multilateral Fund Secretariat. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website