Consumption of ozone-depleting substances

September 2022
Kristina Kaar
David Robin

The EU continues to actively phase out ozone-depleting substances (ODS), in line with its commitment under the Montreal Protocol. Data for 2021 show that consumption of ODS in the EU grew, following several years of reductions. This increase reflects a significant growth in 2021 in stockpiling of ODS that were produced for export. EU ODS consumption is expected to decline again when the quantities stockpiled in 2021 are exported.

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Climate change mitigation; Ozone-depleting substances; CLIM049