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Actions at European level to combat the illegal trade of HFCs
Various actions to tackle illegal imports of HFCs in the European Union are progressively being implemented: raising awareness of policy makers, good practice guidelines and a “single window” at the disposal of customs in particular.
The illegal trade of HFC refrigerants continues to a burning issue. Even though this figure is disputed by the European Commission, it has been estimated by refrigerant producers such as Chemours that the illegal trade in HFCs could have accounted for as much as 20% of the annual F-gas phase down qu...