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Reported Data

ODS consumption

‘Consumption‘ is calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports.

Import/export of recovered/recycled/reclaimed substances

HCFC consumption

‘Consumption’ is calculated as production + imports – exports.

At a Glance

Focal points:

  • Mrs. Nadejda Docenko NFP FPLS
    Head of Main Department of Air Protection
    State Committee for Nature Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1993-05-18 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1993-05-18 Ac
London Amendment 1998-06-10 Ac
Copenhagen Amendment 1998-06-10 Ac
Montreal Amendment 2006-10-31 R
Beijing Amendment 2006-10-31 R
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
Uzbekistan 19-02-2015 CFC 12 13,60 kg From Turkey transit through the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Republic of Tajikistan. During customs inspection of transit cargo, following transit from Turkey to the Republic of Tajikistan the customs officers discovered cylinder labeled as «DIKHLORO-DIFLUORMETAN» 13,6 kg. (R12) which was not declared in the shipping documents in the truck arriving to the Customs clearance point of "Sariasiya". The ODS – CFC 12 seized from illegal trade was placed in storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for future destruction. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 25-02-2015 CFC 12 466,00 kg Illegal import from Kadamjay district of Batken region of Kyrgyzstan to the Republic of Uzbekistan. The officers of the anti-smuggling department of the Fergana regional department of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, received operational information, about illegal possession of refrigerants The ODS – CFC 12 seized from illegal trade was placed in storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for future destruction. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 01-02-2015 HCFC 22 357,00 kg The ODS – HCFC 22 seized from illegal trade was placed in storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan and will be consumed within Uzbekistan’s consumption limit of 2016. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 24-04-2015 CFC 12 177,00 kg Illegal import from Kadamjay district of Batken region of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Uzbekistan. The officers of the anti-smuggling department of the Fergana regional department of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan revealed illegal smuggling in the village Sufan, Quvasoy region of Fergana region The ODS – CFC 12 seized from illegal trade was placed in storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for future destruction. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 04-08-2015 HCFC 22 58,00 kg Illegal import from Kadamjay district of Batken region of Kyrgyzstan to the Republic of Uzbekistan. The border services officers of the military unit number 9229 revealed the illegal import of refrigerants by car in Kh. Tursunkulova street of Fergana district. The ODS – HCFC 22 seized from illegal trade was placed in storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan and will be consumed within the limit of 2016. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 04-08-2015 CFC 12 38,36 kg The ODS – CFC 12 seized from illegal trade was placed in the storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for future destruction. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 29-08-2015 HCFC 22 10162,0 kg HCFC 22 were illegally imported to Uzbekistan from China. HCFC 22 was illegally imported to the country under different HS code, thus, it was recognized later, and for which Uzbekistan did not provide permission for import of stated amount. The ODS – HCFC 22 seized from illegal trade was placed in storage of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan and will be consumed within Uzbekistan’s consumption limit of 2016. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.29/INF/5/Rev.1 - submission dated 25-Nov-16
Uzbekistan 28-01-2010 CFC-12 7 cylinders of CFC-12 and 50 cylinders of R-600 China Goods impounded by police unit following inspection by Customs authorities. Laboratory tests confirmed refrigerants to be CFC-12. Smuggler fined approximately $75 by a court and substances detained for destruction Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.22/INF/4
Uzbekistan 08-05-2010 Unspecified refrigerators 5 refrigerators Country of origin not identified The smuggler was apprehended during a spot check and failed to produce an import permit for the refrigerants. Investigation in progress Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.22/INF/4
Uzbekistan 10-06-2010 HCFCs 2 refrigerators and 2 items of air-conditioning equipment containing R600 and HCFC-22 China Goods found in a truck but the smuggler failed to present import documents. Substances confiscated and smuggler fined approximately $155 by a court Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.22/INF/4
Uzbekistan 06-07-2010 HCFCs 20 kg of HCFC-134a and 16 kg of CFC-12 China Refrigerants found hidden in the car boot. Confiscated during joint raid by Customs and traffic police at a checkpoint. Refrigerants confiscated and smuggler fined $25 by a court Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.22/INF/4
Uzbekistan 24-07-2010 HCFCs 60 litres in 5 cylinders India 60 litres of HCFC-22 and R-406 refrigerants found in the passenger compartment of a car. Goods confiscated and smuggler fined $25 by a court Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.22/INF/4
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