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Critical use exemptions: Seventeenth Meeting of the Parties (Dakar, 12 - 16 December 2005)

Source(s)
Annex to Decision XVII/9

Table A. 2006 agreed critical-use categories

Country Categories of permitted critical uses (metric tonnes)
Belgium Antique structures and furniture (0.199), Artefacts and structures (0.307), Asparagus (0.225), Berry fruit (0.621), Chicory (0.18), Churches, monuments and ships’ quarters (0.059), Cucumber (0.545), Cut flowers (1.956), Electronic equipment (0.035), Empty silo (0.043), Endive (1.65), Flour mill (0.072), Flour mills (4.17), Food premises (0.03), Mills (0.2), Nursery (0.384), Old buildings (0.306), Old buildings (0.282), Pepper and eggplant (1.35), Strawberry runners (0.9), Tomato (protected) (4.5), Tree nursery (0.155), Woodworking premises (0.101)
Germany Artefacts (0.1), mills and processors (19.35)
Greece Dried fruit (3.081), Cucurbits (19.2), Cut flowers (6.0), Mills and processors (15.445), Rice and legumes (2.355), Tomatoes (73.6)
Ireland Mills (0.888)
Italy Mills and processors (65.0)
Japan Chestnut (0.3), Cucumber (1.2), Melon (32.3), Peppers (green & hot) (13.5), Watermelon (38.0)
Latvia Grains (2.502)
Malta Cucumber (0.127), Eggplant (0.17), Strawberry (0.212), Tomatoes (0.594)
Netherlands Strawberry runners (0.12)
Poland Coffee, cocoa beans (2.160)
Portugal Cut flowers (8.75)
Spain Rice (42.065)
United
Kingdom
Cereal processing plants (8.131), Cheese stores (1.248), Cut flowers (6.05), Dried commodities (rice, fruits and nuts) Whitworths (1.256), Herbs and spices (0.037), Mills (Nabim) (10.195), Mills and processors (biscuits) (1.787), Structures (herbs and spices) (1.872), Structures, processors and storage Whitworths (0.880)
United States
of America
Dried beans (7.07)

Table B: 2006 permitted levels of production and consumption

Country Methyl bromide (metric tonnes)
Belgium* 18.270
Germany* 19.450
Greece* 119.681
Ireland* 0.888
Italy* 65.000
Japan 85.300
Latvia* 2.502
Malta* 1.103
Netherlands* 0.120
Poland* 2.160
Portugal* 8.750
Spain* 42.065
United Kingdom* 31.456

* The production and consumption of the European Community shall not exceed 311.445 metric tonnes for the purposes of the agreed critical uses.

Table C: 2007 agreed critical-use categories

Country Categories of permitted critical uses (metric tonnes)
Australia Rice (consumer packs) (5.13), Strawberry runners (35.75)
Canada Flour mills (30.167), Strawberry runners PEI (7.995), Strawberry runners Quebec (1.826)
Japan Chestnuts (6.5), Cucumbers (72.4), Ginger field (109.701), Ginger protected (14.471), Melon (182.2), Peppers green and hot (156.7), Watermelon (94.2)
United States of America Cucurbits (592.891), Dry commodities/structures cocoa beans (64.082), Dried fruit and nuts (78.983), Dry commodities/structures (processed foods, herbs & spices, dried milk and cheese processing facilities) NPMA (82.771), Dry cure pork products (building and product) (18.998), Eggplant field (85.363), Forest nursery seedlings (122.032), Mills and processors (401.889), Nursery stock - fruit trees, raspberries, roses (28.275), Orchard replant (405.400), Ornamentals (137.835), Peppers field (1106.753), Strawberry fruit field (1476.019), Strawberry runners (4.483), Tomato field (2065.246), Turf grass (78.040)

Table D: 2007 permitted levels of production and consumption

Country Methyl bromide (metric tonnes)
Australia 40.88
Canada 39.988
Japan 636.172
United States of America 5,149.060