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Government imposes a ban on import of ozone-depleting substances

The National Program to stop the use of ozone-depleting substances has been approved by a relevant resolution of the government of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Justice reports.

The National Program defines goals and strategic directions to eliminate the use of ozone-depleting substances (ODS). According to the program, the Cabinet of Ministers ensures the implementation of a unified state policy to regulate ODS consumption.

The National Program envisages the followings:

  • termination of the import and export of ozone-depleting substances and the establishment of strict control in this area;
  • formation of a database on the import and export of ODS and products in which they are present;
  • creation of 6 new centers for the processing of ODS.
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