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Reported Data

ODS consumption

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

Import/export of recovered/recycled/reclaimed substances

HCFC consumption

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

At a Glance

Focal points:

  • Mr. Sugath Upali Dharmakeerthi NFP FPLS
    Director
    Air Resource Management National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
  • Mr. Anura Dissanayaka NFP FPLS
    Secretary
    Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1989-12-15 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1989-12-15 Ac
London Amendment 1993-06-16 Ac
Copenhagen Amendment 1997-07-07 Ac
Montreal Amendment 1999-08-20 Ac
Beijing Amendment 2002-11-27 Ac
Kigali Amendment 2018-09-28 R
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: No

Amounts consumed for laboratory and analytical uses

Laboratory and analytical uses: The parties have decided on a global exemption until 31 December 2021 concerning certain ozone depleting substances fo... 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.

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.

Reclamation facilities reported by the Parties (Decision VI/19(4))

Parties report periodically on the reclamation facilities and their capacities available in their countries.

Party Report Date Facility Name Address Reclaimed Substances Capacity Remarks
Sri Lanka 1995-02-07 No Facility
Click here for the list of facilities reported 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
Sri Lanka 01-01-2003 CFC-12 26 cylinders of R 502 (mixtures of CFC and HCFC) Not provided These cylinders were detained by customs authorities. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.16/7
Sri Lanka 01-04-2003 CFC-12 200 cylinders of CFC-12 mislabelled as HFC-134a China Investigation revealed that a Chinese company named “Ningbo Free Zone, Sino- Resource, Import and Export Company Limited” manufactured the illegal consignment. The company claimed that it mistakenly filled the HFC-134a cylinders with CFC 12. The importer was fined. The consignment was forfeited and sold at auction to “Koolair Limited”, a company with a valid quota to import ODS. The purchased amount was deducted from Koolair’s quota. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.16/7
Sri Lanka 01-05-2003 CFC-12 1 cylinder of CFC-12 and 3 cylinders of R 502 (mixture of CFC & HCFC) and 8 cylinders of CFC-11 Not provided The cylinders were detained by the customs authorities. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.16/7
Sri Lanka 01-05-2004 CFC-12 Refrigerated container working with CFC-12 Not provided This was directed for retrofitting. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.16/7
Click here for reports submitted to date 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 Sri Lanka 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$6,488,467
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 Sri Lanka in the amount of US$6,488,467 to date 2019-05-31. As at 2017-12-31, US$5,778,431 had been disbursed to Sri Lanka. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.