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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.

HFC consumption

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

At a glance

Focal points:

  • Eng. William P. Cuñado NFP
    Environmental Management Bureau, DENR
  • Mr. Paul O. Ditona FPLS
    Environmental Protection Unit
    Enforcement and Security Service, Bureau of Customs
  • Atty. Juan Miguel T. Cuna FPLS
    Assistant Secretary and concurrent Director
    Environmental Management Bureau
    Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1991-07-17 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1991-07-17 R
London Amendment 1993-08-09 R
Copenhagen Amendment 2001-06-15 R
Montreal Amendment 2006-05-23 R
Beijing Amendment 2006-05-23 R
Kigali Amendment 2022-11-03 R
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2022-12-12
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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
Philippines 11 May, 2022 R-507A 3,390 kg (300 cylinders x 11.3 kg) from China Importer has no Certificate of Registration and Pre- Shipment Importation Clearance issued by Environmental Management Bureau for arrived shipment EMB Region VII personnel together with the Bureau of Customs has conducted inspection and found importer have failed to secure required documents Issuance of Notice of Violation will follow in relation to the Section 7 & 8 of DAO 2021-31 Chemical Control Order for Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
Philippines 01 May, 2003 CFC-12 and HCFC-22 2,076 disposable cylinders of 13.6 kg each China The physical examination of the contents of two container vans revealed boxes of CFC-12 concealed behind layers of HCFC-22 boxes. The first 2 layers were HCFC-22, while the rest were CFC-12. The shipment was forfeited in favour of the Government. In accord with the tariff and customs code of the Philippines, the forfeited shipment should be sold at auction. Only registered importers will be allowed to participate in the auction, and any ODS they purchase will be deducted from their quota allocation. The importer was fined 50,000 pesos and suffered revocation of certificate of registration and permit to import.
Philippines 01 May, 2003 CFC-12 and HCFC-22 454 cylinders of 13.6 kg each China Using Neutron refrigerant identifier, the shipment was tested and found to be 30.7% HFC-134a, 9.9% CFC-12, 48.3% HCFC-22, and 11.1% hydrocarbon, instead of pure HFC-134a, as declared. If computed by percentage weight, CFC-12 amounted to 539 kilograms.
Philippines 01 Aug, 2003 CFC-12 1,140 cylinders of 13.6 kg each China The shipment was apprehended by the Government of Philippines after which the investigation revealed that the importer applied for a license to import HFC-134a but instead illegally imported CFC-12. The shipment was packed and labelled as HFC-134a but with no brand name and no indication of where the substances had been manufactured. The Government of China has been requested by Philippines to investigate the supplier/exporter of the illegal CFCs.
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 Philippines 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

The Multilateral Fund: US$40,867,229

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 Philippines in the amount of US$40,867,229 as of 2023-12-19. This includes the funding for current ongoing projects (including agency fees):

Title Implementing agency Approved funding ($US)
HFC phase-down related projects UNDP 235,400
HCFC phase-out management plan (HPMP) UNIDO 3,581,183
Institutional strengthening UNEP 711,780
Total 4,528,363

As at 2022-12-31, US$36,673,537 had been disbursed.

This information is provided by Multilateral Fund Secretariat. For more information please refer to the Multilateral Fund website