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Consumption of methyl bromide

(ODP metric tons)

Guatemala is the top country by consumption of methyl bromide in the world. As of 2014, consumption of methyl bromide in Guatemala was 225.1 ODP metric tons that accounts for 76.59 % of the world's consumption of methyl bromide. The top 5 countries (others are Viet Nam, Australia, Malaysia, and Saudi Arabia) account for 96.22 % of it. The world's total consumption of methyl bromide was estimated at 293.9 ODP metric tons in 2014.

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What is consumption of methyl bromide?

Ozone-depleting substances are any substance containing chlorine or bromine that destroys the stratospheric ozone layer. The stratospheric ozone absorbs most of the biologically damaging ultraviolet radiation.