From January 1, 2022, the import and export of controlled substances in the Giga Amendment, most namely HFC based substances that our company is exporting, will be subject to license management. Then, your import license is required to apply for export license.
On 17 June 2021, the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations the instrument of acceptance of the > Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (hereinafter referred to as the Kigali Amendment).The amendment will come into force for China on September 15, 2021 (it does not apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China for the time being).
The Kigali Amendment, adopted on 15 October 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, brings hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the control of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (the Montreal Protocol).High FCS is a common alternative to Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS). Although it is not ODS itself, HFCS is a greenhouse gas with high global warming potential (GWP).With the adoption of the Kigali Amendment, the Montreal Protocol has opened a new chapter in the history of the coordinated response to ozone depletion and climate change.The Chinese government attaches great importance to the implementation of the Ozone Layer Protection Convention and has made solid progress in implementing the Convention.As the largest developing country, China has decided to accept the Kigali Amendment despite many difficulties, and will make new contributions to global ozone layer protection and climate change.
According to the notice of China Office of Import and Export of Ozone Layer Depleting Substances, starting from January 1, 2022, the import and export of controlled substances in the Giga Amendment, namely most HFC based substances that our company is exporting, will be subject to license management.