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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:

  • Ms. H. D. Aneesha Rukshini NFP FPLS
    Director (Operational Focal Point)
    Air Resources Management and National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Environment
  • Mr. Kulani H.W. Karunarathne NFP
    Director (Political Focal Point)
    Ministry of 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: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2020-11-29
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.

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 Jan, 2003 CFC-12 26 cylinders of R-502 (mixtures of CFC and HCFC) Not provided These cylinders were detained by customs authorities.
Sri Lanka 01 Apr, 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.
Sri Lanka 01 May,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.
Sri Lanka 01May, 2004 CFC-12 Refrigerated container working with CFC-12 Not provided This was directed for retrofitting.
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$8,531,388

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$8,531,388 as of 2024-05-31. This includes the funding for current ongoing projects (including agency fees):

Title Implementing agency Approved funding ($US)
HFC phase-down related projects UNDP 497,863
HFC phase-down related projects UNEP 39,550
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) UNDP 666,718
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) UNEP 319,135
Institutional strengthening UNDP 253,372
Total 1,776,638

As at 2022-12-31, US$6,698,470 had been disbursed.

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