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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.

At a Glance

Focal points:

  • Mr. Jumamurad Saparmuradov NFP
    Head of Environment Protection and Hydrometeorology Department
    Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection
  • Mr. Rejepmyrat GELDIYEV FPLS
    Head of Customs Training Centre
    Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection
  • FPLS
    Coordinator
    National Ozone Unit, Ministry for Nature Protection

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1993-11-18 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1993-11-18 Ac
London Amendment 1994-03-15 Ac
Copenhagen Amendment 2008-03-28 Ac
Montreal Amendment 2008-03-28 Ac
Beijing Amendment 2008-03-28 Ac
Kigali Amendment
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: No
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.

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
Turkmenistan 01-08-2014 R-22 & R-11 9 cylinders & (5 cylinders R-22; 4 cylinders R-11). Iran During manual inspection of cargo on a truck at the customs point “Hazar” in the Balkan velayat region, customs inspectors detected a large wooden box holding 5 (five) cylinders of refrigerant R-22 with a total weight of 65kg and 4 (four) cylinders of R-11, with a total weight of 50kg. In accordance with the law of Turkmenistan, the import of R-11 is banned. The import of R-22 requires a one-time permit from the State Committee on the basis of a licence from the State concern “Turkmenhimiya”.|The cylinders were sent back to the exporting country (Iran) at the expense of the importer.|No fines were levied and no legal action was initiated. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 15-Dec-16
Turkmenistan 01-11-2014 R-22 2 cylinders United Arab Emirates During manual inspection of cargo on a truck at the customs point “Beyik Serdar Yoly” customs inspectors detected 2 (two) cylinders containing R-22 with a total weight of 27kg. The truck driver did not have a permit, licence or any other documentation concerning the importation of the refrigerant. In accordance with the law of Turkmenistan, the import of R-22 requires a one-time permit from the State Committee on the basis of a licence from the State concern “Turkmenhimiya”.|The goods were sent back to the exporting country (United Arab Emirates) at the expense of the importer.|No fines were levied and no legal action was initiated. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 15-Dec-16
Turkmenistan 01-04-2015 R-22 16 cylinders United Arab Emirates During manual inspection of cargo on a truck at the customs point “Hazar” in the Balkan velayat region, customs inspectors detected 16 (sixteen) cylinders of refrigerant R-22 with a total weight of 217.6 kg. The cargo was not accompanied by any permit, licence or other documents In accordance with the law of Turkmenistan, the import of R-22 requires a one-time permit from the State Committee on the basis of a licence from the State concern “Turkmenhimiya”.|The goods were sent back to the exporting country (United Arab Emirates) at the expense of the importer.|No fines were levied and no legal action was initiated.|Turkmenistan has been awarded prestigious ozone protection medals and certificates in recognition of their strong commitment to address illegal or unwanted trade in ozone-depleting substances (ODS), mixtures, equipment and products and the ECA Customs Cooperation Meeting in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 23-25 May 2016. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 15-Dec-16
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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 Turkmenistan to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date are available below:
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The Multilateral Fund:
US$1,603,303
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 Turkmenistan in the amount of US$1,603,303 to date 2019-05-31. As at 2017-12-31, US$1,142,155 had been disbursed to Turkmenistan. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website.