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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:

  • Dr. Michael Humavindu NFP FPLS
    Deputy Executive Director
    Directorate of Industrial Development, Ministry of Industrialization and Trade

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1993-09-20 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1993-09-20 Ac
London Amendment 1997-11-06 R
Copenhagen Amendment 2003-07-28 At
Montreal Amendment 2007-10-01 At
Beijing Amendment 2007-10-01 At
Kigali Amendment 2019-05-16 At
  • 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: 2021-01-13
Click here to view status of HFC licensing systems for all parties

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.

Avoiding the unwanted import of products and equipment containing or relying on hydrochlorofluorocarbons (Decision XXVII/8)

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.

Click here to access the list.

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
Namibia 25 Feb, 2015 HCFC-22 3000kg (3 tanks) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 16 Jul, 2015 HCFC-22 272 kg (20 cylinders x 13.6 kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 21 Aug, 2015 HCFC-22 2040 kg (150 cylinders x 13.6 kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 07 Oct, 2015 HCFC-22 544 kg (40 cylinders x 13.6 kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 09 Oct, 2015 HCFC-22 27.2 kg (2 cylinders x 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 30 Nov, 2015 HCFC-22 95.2 kg (7 cylinders x 13.6 kg) China Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 06 Dec, 2016 HCFC-22 108.8 kg (8 cylinders x 13.6 kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 2016 HCFC-22 2085 kg (58 cylinders x 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 04 Jun, 2017 HCFC-22 27.2 kg (2cylinders x 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Namibia 01 Aug, 2017 HCFC-22 149 .6 kg (11 cylinders x 13.6 kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders.
Click here for reports submitted to date by all parties.

The Multilateral Fund: US$2,732,948

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 Namibia in the amount of US$2,732,948 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 UNEP 294,970
HFC phase-down related projects UNIDO 54,570
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) Germany 571,767
Institutional strengthening UNEP 170,000
Total 1,091,307

As at 2021-12-31, US$2,117,284 had been disbursed.

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