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Ozone Layer Protection

Phase Out Schedule of Ozone Depleting Substances in Hong Kong

Halons Import for local consumption banned by 1.1.1994

CFCs

Carbon Tetrachloride

1,1,1-Trichloroethane

HBFCs

Import for local consumption banned by 1.1.1996
Methyl Bromide

Import strictly for local quarantine and pre-shipment applications since 1.1.1995

HCFCs

Freeze consumption at base level starting 1.1.1996

35% reduction of import for local consumption by 1.1.2004

75% reduction of import for local consumption by 1.1.2010

90% reduction of import for local consumption by 1.1.2015

100% reduction of import for local consumption by 1.1.2020[1]

[1] Allow 0.5% of the 1989 base level for servicing of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment in the period 2020-2029.

 

BCM Import for local consumption banned by 1.10.2009

 

 

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Thursday, 30 May, 2019