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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:

  • Ing. Gloria Rivas Rodriguez NFP FPLS
    Jefa, Departamento de Ozono
    Dirección General de Control del Aire, Ministerio del Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
  • Sra. Gilda Maria Torres NFP FPLS
    Punto Focal de la Convenio del Viena y del Protocolo de Montreal
    Ministerio del Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
  • Ing. Ulises Lovera NFP FPLS
    Punto Focal, Proyectos del Protocolo de Montreal
    Dirección General del Aire, Ministerio del Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1992-12-03 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1992-12-03 Ac
London Amendment 1992-12-03 Ac
Copenhagen Amendment 2001-04-27 R
Montreal Amendment 2001-04-27 R
Beijing Amendment 2006-07-18 Ac
Kigali Amendment 2018-11-01 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: 2019-07-26

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
Paraguay 2015 R-22 30980,8 Kg. CHINA En una verificación rutinaria de cilindros de gases refrigerantes se encontraron 2278 cilindros de R-22 de 13,6 kg. cada uno sin declarar y escondidos en cuatro contenedores que declararon que contenían equipos de cortinas de aire y 570 cilindro de R-410A, y 571 cilindros de R-407C. (English : At a routine check on refrigerants gases cylinders, 2,278 unregistered cylinders for R22, of 13.6 kg each, were found hidden in four containers which were registered as containing air curtain equipment and 570 cylinders for R-410A, and 571 cylinders for R-407C.) Se procedió a retener el cargamento, iniciándose un sumario administrativo en el Ministerio del Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, y realizándose, además, una denuncia en el Ministerio Público - Fiscalía Especializada en Delitos Ambientales. El Ministerio del Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible culminó el proceso con el pago de una multa y reenvío de los cilindros de R-22 a origen. (English : The shipload was detained, initiating an administrative summary at the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and also made a complaint at the Public Ministry - Specialized Prosecutor in Environmental Crimes. The Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development concluded the prosecution with the payment of a fine and sending back the R-22 cylinders to their origin.) Submission received October 24, 2018 from Ulises Lovera <ulovera@seam.gov.py>. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.31/INF/
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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 Paraguay to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date are available below:
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The Multilateral Fund:
US$3,913,771
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 Paraguay in the amount of US$3,913,771 to date 2019-05-31. As at 2017-12-31, US$3,288,591 had been disbursed to Paraguay. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.