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.
|Year of submission:||1991|
Parties report periodically on the reclamation facilities and their capacities available in their countries.
|Party||Report Date||Facility Name||Address||Reclaimed Substances||Capacity||Remarks|
|Japan||1995-05-02||Toyota Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.||1-30 Nitto-cho, Handa-shi, AICHI||R-12 and Trichloroethane||130 tons/mon|
|Japan||1995-05-02||Sanwa yuka Kogyo Ltd.||36, Higashiishine, Ichiriyama-cho, Kariya-shi, AICHI||R-12 and Trichloroethane||60 tons/mon|
|Japan||1995-05-02||Sankoh Chemicals Co., Ltd.||60, Ashihara-cho, Nishi-ku, Nagoya-shi, AICHI||R12 and Trichloroethane||300 tons/mon|
|Japan||1995-05-02||Refrigerants Reclamation Center (RRC)||314-1 Oaza-makama, Kurihashi-cho, kitakatsushika-gun, SAITAMA||R-12
|Japan||1995-05-02||Kansan Corporation||3156, Kuragano-cho, Takasaki-shi, GUNMA||R-12 (100kg/h - aver.)
R-502 (100kg/h - aver.)
R-22 (100kg/h - aver.)
|200 kg/h - max.
200 kg/h - max.
200 kg/h - max.
|Japan||1995-05-02||Daikin Industries Ltd., Yodogawa Plant||1-1, Nishihitotsuya, Settsu-shi, OSAKA||R-11
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|
|Japan||01Jul, 2001||CFC-12||31,112 kg (each 300 g x 103,705 cans)||China||A firm purchased 103,705 cans of CFC-12 knowing the substance was illegal to import.|
|Japan||01 Oct, 2002||CFC-13||4,536kg (each 250 g X 18,142 cans)||China||A firm tried to import 18,142 cans of CFC-12 from China. The firm falsely declared to customs authorities that the drums contained ethylene glycol.|
|Japan||01 May, 2001||CFC-12||5400kg (each 250g x 21,600 cans)||Thailand||Two men tried to import 21,600 cans of CFC-12 from Thailand by air cargo. Instead, they made a false declaration of lubricants to the Customs authorities as lubricants.|
|Japan||01 Jul, 2001||CFC-12||11,745kg (each 300g x 39,150cans)||China||A firm tried to import 39,150 cans of CFC-12 from China by marine containers. Instead, the firm made a false declaration of HFC-134a to the Customs authorities.|
|Japan||01 Jul, 2001||CFC-12||123,300kg (each 300g x 411,000cans)||China||A firm and affiliated firm tried to import 411,000 cans of CFC-12 from China by marine containers. Instead, the firm made a false declaration report ten times of HFC-134a to the Customs authorities.|
|Japan||01 Jul, 2001||CFC-12||11,160kg (each 310g x 35,999cans)||China||Four Japanese tried to import 35,999 cans of CFC-12 from China by marine containers. Instead, they made a false declaration of HFC-134a to the Customs authorities.|
|Japan||01 Mar, 2002||CFC-12||1,975kg (each 350g x 5,644cans)||Egypt||An Egyptian who is staying in Japan tried to import 5,644 cans of CFC-12 from Egypt by air cargo. Instead, he made a false declaration of HFC-134a to the Customs authorities.|
|Japan||01 Jun, 2002||CFC-12||2,871kg (each 250g x 11,483 cans)||China-Hong Kong||Four Japanese tried to import 11, 483 cans of CFC-12 from China by marine containers. Instead, they made a false declaration of HFC-134a to the Customs authorities.|
|Japan||01Jun, 2002||CFC-12||2,708kg (each 250g x 10,830cans)||China-Hong Kong||Four Japanese tried to import 10,830 cans of CFC-12 from China by marine containers. Instead, they made a false declaration of HFC-134a to the Customs authorities.|
|Japan||01Jul, 2002||CFC-12||6,030kg (each 250g x 24,120cans)||Vietnam||Two men tried to import 24,120 cans of CFC-12 from Vietnam by marine containers. Those cans were hidden behind the boxes that contained paints in the container. Instead, they made a false declaration of paints to the Customs.|