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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:

  • Miss. Joanne Felix NFP
    Director
    Environment Policy Monitoring (Acting), Environment and Risk Management Branch, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation
  • Ms. Vivian K. Blake FPLS
    Manager/National Ozone Officer
    National Ozone Unit/National Environment and Planning Agency
    10 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1993-03-31 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1993-03-31 Ac
London Amendment 1993-03-31 Ac
Copenhagen Amendment 1997-11-06 R
Montreal Amendment 2003-09-24 Ac
Beijing Amendment 2003-09-24 Ac
Kigali Amendment
  • 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

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
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.

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 Jamaica 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$3,434,177
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 Jamaica in the amount of US$3,434,177 to date 2019-12-31. As at 2018-12-31, US$2,972,930 had been disbursed to Jamaica. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.