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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. Mwalungama Amalia Nangolo NFP FPLS
    Assistant Ozone Officer
    Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development, Directorate of Industrial Development
  • Mr. Festus Oskar FPLS
    Ozone Officer
    Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development
    National Ozone Unit

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
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: No

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 25-02-2015 R22 3000kg (3 tanks) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 16-07-2015 R22 272kg (20 cyl 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 21-08-2015 R22 2040kg ( 150 cyl 13.6kg South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 07-10-2015 R22 544kg (40 cyl 13.6 kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 31-12-1899 R22 27.2kg (2 cy l 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 30-11-2015 R22 95.2kg (7 cyl 13.6 kg) China Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 06-12-2016 R22 108.8kg (8 cyl 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 2016 R22 2085kg (58 cyl 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 04-06-2017 R22 27.2kg (2cyl 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Namibia 01-08-2017 R22 149 .6 kg (11 cyl 13.6kg) South Africa Confiscated refrigerants were kept until the following quota year to be sold to HCFC quota holders. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Click here for reports submitted to date by all parties.
The Multilateral Fund:
US$2,393,907
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$2,393,907 to date 2019-05-31. As at 2017-12-31, US$1,659,138 had been disbursed to Namibia. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.