UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION
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          ISBN: 978-92-1-148358-1  
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Precursors and chemicals frequently used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2020 on the Implementation of Article 12 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988

Foreword by the INCB President

Preface

Contents

Explanatory notes

Summary

Chapter

  1. Introduction
  2. Action Taken by Governments and the International Narcotics Control Board
    1. Scope of control
    2. Adherence to the 1988 Convention.
    3. Reporting to the Board pursuant to article 12 of the 1988 Convention
    4. Legislation and control measures
    5. Submission of data on licit trade in, uses of and requirements for precursors
    6. Annual legitimate requirements for imports of precursors of amphetamine-type stimulants
    7. Pre-export notifications and utilization of the Pre-Export Notification Online system
    8. Other activities and achievements in international precursor control
  3. Extent of licit trade and latest trends in trafficking in precursors
    1. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of amphetamine-type stimulants
    2. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of cocaine
    3. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of heroin
    4. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of other narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
    5. Substances not listed in Table I or Table II of the 1988 Convention that are used in the illicit manufacture of other narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances or substances of abuse not under international control
  4. Impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on licit and illicit activities related to precursors
  5. Conclusions and Recommendations

Glossary

 

Annexes

  1. Parties and non-parties to the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988, by region, as at 1 November 2020
  2. Submission of information by Governments pursuant to article 12 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988 (form D) for the period 2015-2019
  3. Seizures of substances in Table I and Table II of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988, as reported to the International Narcotics Control Board, 2015-2019 (   Seizures for the past years in Table I and Table II)
  4. Submission of information by Governments on licit trade in, legitimate uses of and requirements for substances in Table I and Table II of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988 for the years 2015-2019
  5. Annual legitimate requirements for ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, 3,4-methylenedioxyphenyl-2-propanone and 1- phenyl-2-propanone; substances frequently used in the manufacture of amphetamine-type stimulants
  6. Governments that have requested pre-export notifications pursuant to article 12, subparagraph 10 (a), of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988 (to obtain the latest information, visit the following link: https://www.incb.org/incb/en/precursors/precursors/annex_vi.html )
  7. Substances in Table I and Table II of the 1988 Convention
  8. Use of scheduled substances in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
  9. Licit uses of the substances in Table I and Table II of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988
  10. Treaty provisions for the control of substances frequently used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
  11. Regional groupings

 

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