Enforcement Handbook on Controlling Illegal Shipments of Chemicals and Waste



The Enforcement Handbook on Controlling the Illegal Shipments of Chemicals and Wastes − For Asia Enforcement Officers is a pocket enforcement tool designed for enforcement officers of the participating countries of the Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Waste (REN). It provides general information on the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions* and their trade provisions, selected national regulations on waste import and export in Asian countries, the identification and classification of wastes and chemicals and related Harmonized System codes.It aims at providing easy reference and practical guidance for enforcement officers during their daily inspection and operation related to chemicals and waste.


  • Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Waste - operated by a project of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


  • Keli Yu, Chen Zhang

Publishing Date




  • English

Waste type

  • E-Waste
  • Hazardous Substance

Area of intervention

  • Legal Framework

german cooperationFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Developmentsupported by The State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia