HC Deb 18 February 1992 vol 204 cc86-7W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the states which have (i) signed, (ii) ratified or (iii) acceded to the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The following states have signed, ratified, acceded to or accepted the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer as indicated (s = signed; r = ratified; Ac = acceded; At = accepted; Ap = approved):

Country Abbreviation
Argentina (R)
Australia (R)
Austria (R)
Bahrain (Ac)
Bangladesh (Ac)
Belgium (R)
Brazil (Ac)
Bulgaria (Ac)
Burkina Faso (R)
Belorussia (Ac)
Cameroon (Ac)
Canada (R)
Chile (R)
Congo (S)
Costa Rica (Ac)
Czechoslovakia (Ac)
Denmark (R)
Ecuador (Ac)
Egypt (R)
Fiji (Ac)
Finland (R)
France (Ap)
Gambia (Ac)
Germany, Federal Republic (Ac)
Ghana (R)
Greece (R)
Guatemala (Ac)
Hungary (Ac)
Iceland (Ac)
Indonesia (S)
Iran (Ac)
Ireland (R)
Israel (S)
Italy (R)
Japan (R)
Jordan (Ac)
Kenya (R)
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Ac)
Liechtenstein (Ac)
Luxembourg (R)
Country Abbreviation
Malawi (Ac)
Malaysia (Ac)
Maldives (R)
Malta (R)
Mexico (Ac)
Morocco (S)
Netherlands (At)
New Zealand (R)
Nigeria (Ac)
Norway (R)
Panama (R)
Philippines (R)
Poland (Ac)
Portugal (R)
Russia (At)
Senegal (S)
Singapore (Ac)
South Africa (Ac)
Spain (R)
Sri Lanka (Ac)
Sweden (R)
Switzerland (R)
Syrian Arab Republic (Ac)
Thailand (R)
Trinidad and Tobago (Ac)
Tunisia (Ac)
Turkey (Ac)
Uganda (R)
Ukraine (At)
United Arab Emirates (Ac)
United Kingdom (R)
Uruguay (Ac)
United States of America (R)
Venezuela (R)
Yugoslavia (Ac)
Zambia (Ac)
EEC (Ap)

The following 15 countries have also ratified the 1990 London amendment to the Montreal protocol.

  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • UK
  • USA
  • EEC

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