Export & import data discrepancies in the ECA and CEIT regions for 2009

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Export & import data discrepancies in the ECA and CEIT regions for 2009

  1. 1. Discrepancies inReported Export and Import Data of ODS in the ECA and CEIT regions for 2009 Meeting of the Regional Ozone Networks for Europe & Central Asia (ECA) Belgrade, 10-13 May 2011 10- Ozone Secretariat Sophia Mylona Monitoring and Compliance Officer
  2. 2. Decision XVII/16 (Dakar, 2005) Preventing illegal trade in controlled ozone- ozone-depleting substances“….4. To request the Ozone Secretariat to revise the reporting format resulting from decision VII/9 to cover exports (including re-exports) of all controlled ozone-depleting substances, re- ozone- including mixtures containing them, and to urge the Parties to implement the revised reporting format expeditiously. The Ozone Secretariat is also requested to report back aggregated information related to the controlled substance in question received from the exporting/re- exporting/re- exporting Party to the importing Party concerned; concerned;……”
  3. 3. Ozone Secretariat’s follow up of Decision XVII/16, para. 4Reporting format revised in 2006Letters are sent annually to those importing Partiesexports have been reported to by exporting Parties;For ease of reference and comparison, lettersindicate: aggregated exports reported by exporting Parties imports reported to the Ozone Secretariat by importing Parties
  4. 4. Ozone Secretariat’s follow up of Decision XVII/16(cont) In 2009, 98% of the reported export quantities had their destinations specified in the reports by the exporting Parties (87% in 2008, 97% in 2007 and 60% in 2006) Comparisons between reported imports and exports show large discrepancies
  5. 5. Import – Export data discrepancies by country ECA Region Discrepancies Importing Country Exporting Country per trade volume (%)Albania China, EU, Turkey 63 %Armenia 100 %Bosnia and Herzegovina Croatia, EU 49 %Croatia China, EU, India 49 %Georgia 100 %Kyrgyzstan 100 %Montenegro India 8%Rep. of Moldova A non-A5 Party 103 %Serbia USA, EU, China, Croatia 73 %FYR of Macedonia Croatia, India, Turkey 34 %Turkey China, EU, India, Rep. 12 % of KoreaTurkmenistan 100 %
  6. 6. Import – Export data discrepancies by country CEIT Region Importing country Exporting country Discrepancies per trade volume (%)Azerbaijan 100 %Belarus A non-A5 Party 99 % China, EU,Kazakhstan Rep. of Korea, 86 % Russian FederationRussian Federation USA, EU, China, India 28 %Tajikistan 100 %Ukraine China, EU 115 %Uzbekistan Turkey 108 %
  7. 7. Reported Exports for 2009 with unspecified destinationsSubstance Exports (MT)- new (MT)- Exports (MT)- recovered (MT)-A/I (CFC) 249.79 0.1C/I (HCFCs) 130.54E/I (MeBr) 5474.58
  8. 8. Import – Export data discrepancies …cont(Aggregated amounts of new and recovered substances in MT) ECA CEIT TotalDiscrepancies (MT) 1861.2 5097.0 6958.3Reported imports 10139.2 11893.1 22032.3Discrepancies/trade 18% 43% 32%volume (%)
  9. 9. Import – Export data discrepancies …cont (per substance in MT) Discrepancy Discrepancy Substance (MT) (%)CFC 348.4 5%HCFC 6453.0 93%Methyl bromide 142.2 2%Methylchloroform 0.0 0%Halons 14.1 0%Carbon tetrachloride 0.5 0%
  10. 10. Exports of HCFCs to non-Parties non- (non- (non-compliance issues) HCFC HCFCImporting Imports (MT) Exporting country Exports (MT)Country (reported by the (reported by importer) exporter) China,Kazakhstan EU,(non-(non-A5, 1179.4 Rep. of Korea, 170.9not party to CA Russian Federationand BA) (all Parties to BA) China had not ratified the BA in 2009 and was therefore allowed to trade with HCFCs with Kazakhstan Parties dealt with the issue of ROK at MOP22 (Dec. XXII/16) The Secretariat is currently dealing with the two other cases
  11. 11. In conclusion:Parties are advised to ensure proper operation of theirlicensing systems and cross-check data with the cross-sources of their importsExporters of HCFCs that have ratified the BA mustensure that they do not trade with Parties that are notbound by HCFC control measures (i.e. have notratified the Copenhagen and Beijing Amendments) –Such trade cases will put them in non-compliance non-Parties with outstanding ratifications should strive toratify as soon as possible to avoid trade sanctions andenable MLF assistance
  12. 12. Thank you!sophia.mylona@unep.org http://ozone.unep.org http://unep.ch/ozone

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