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Reported Data

ODS consumption

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

Destruction of controlled substances

Import/export of recovered/recycled/reclaimed substances

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:

  • Mr. Philip Owen NFP
    Head of Unit - Unit C2
    Transport and Ozone, Directorate General Climate Action, European Commission
  • Ms Ivaylo DOSEV FPLS
    European Commission
    Directorate General Climate Action

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1988-10-17 Ap
Montreal Protocol 1988-12-16 Ap
London Amendment 1991-12-20 Ap
Copenhagen Amendment 1995-11-20 Ap
Montreal Amendment 2000-11-17 Ap
Beijing Amendment 2002-03-25 Ap
Kigali Amendment 2018-09-27 Ap
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Declarations and notes
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2019-03-25

Amounts consumed for laboratory and analytical uses

Laboratory and analytical uses: The parties have decided on a global exemption until 31 December 2021 concerning certain ozone depleting substances fo... Read more

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.

Environmentally sound management of banks of ODS: Strategies (Decision XX/7(5))

Parties are encouraged to develop or consider further improvements in national and/or regional strategies relating to venting, leakage or emission of ozone-depleting substances and the management of banks including measures to combat illegal trade. Parties are invited to submit their strategies and subsequent updates purpose of sharing information and experiences.

Click here for an overview of strategies submitted by all parties.

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
European Union 2007 EU Member States Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
European Union 1 January to 31 December 2005 Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.20/INF/3
Click here for reports submitted to date by all parties.
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 European Union to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date are available below:
To view reports submitted by all Parties to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date, click here