The Ozone Secretariat maintains a list of those parties that have indicated they do not want to receive products and equipment containing or relying on HCFC.
|Year of submission:||2016|
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|
|Kyrgyzstan||26 Apr, 2022||HCFC-22||217 kg (16 containers)||Tajikistan||The Border Guard Service of Kyrgyzstan prevented the illegal import of the ozone-depleting substance (HCFC-22) from Tajikistan into Kyrgyzstan.||The seized cargo of 16 cylinders of HCFC-22 was transferred together with accompanying documents to the customs point of the Batken regional department of customs for further investigation. The case was investigated by the State Customs Service. In July 2022, the Customs Service completed its investigation, the perpetrators were fined, and seized HCFC-22 was sent for disposal. HCFC-22 was transferred to the Recovery-Recycling-Reclamation Center in Osh city and placed in a 5-cubic-meter recycling tank to store contaminated refrigerants.|
|Kyrgyzstan||Nov-Dec, 2007||Halon-1211 and CFC-12||1,440 kg (ODP) of Halon-1211, 27 refrigerators with CFC-12||Republic of Korea||A company registered in a free economic zone imported 2,400 pieces of car fire extinguishers using forged documents. A batch of 27 refrigerators was intercepted at port of entry and impounded.||Company was penalized and customs officers and inspectors punished for the offence. Owner of shipment was ordered to retrofit fridges based on R-12–R-134a at the importer’s own expense.|
The Multilateral Fund: US$4,276,784The 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 Kyrgyzstan in the amount of US$4,276,784 as of 2022-06-18. This includes the funding for current ongoing projects (including agency fees):
|Title||Implementing agency||Approved funding ($US)|
|HFC phase-down related projects||UNDP||97,370|
|HFC phase-down related projects||UNEP||44,070|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||UNDP||58,850|
|HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP)||UNEP||183,060|
As at 2021-12-31, US$3,659,448 had been disbursed.
This information is provided by Multilateral Fund Secretariat. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website