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Monitoring Imports of Ozone Depleting Substances

A Guidebook

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: July 1997
  • Page count: 94
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 97.III.D.82

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This Guidebook will be of invaluable assistance to government environment officers and customs officials in deciding how to design their own systems to monitor and control the import of ozone depleting substances (ODSs). It describes the monitoring systems in such countries as Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Sweden among others. Discussion is also focused on monitoring based on customs statistics, import permits systems and their role in monitoring imports; customs role in ensuring compliance with import restrictions; structure of the Harmonized System and efforts to adjust it to the needs of the Montreal Protocol and problems related to mixed chemicals.