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Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (Sept. 10, 1998)

Countries/Territories Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Angola - - Sep 11, 1998
Argentina Sep 9, 2004 Jun 11, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Armenia Feb 24, 2004 Nov 26, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Australia Aug 18, 2004 May 20, 2004 [1] Jul 6, 1999
Austria Feb 24, 2004 Aug 27, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Barbados - - Sep 11, 1998
Belgium Feb 24, 2004 Oct 23, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Benin Apr 4, 2004 Jan 5, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Burkina Faso Feb 24, 2004 Nov 11, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Belize Jul 20, 2005 Apr 20, 2005 [2] -
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Mar 17, 2004 Dec 18, 2003 [2] -
Brazil Sep 14, 2004 Jun 16, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Bulgaria Feb 24, 2004 Jul 25, 2000 [2] -
Burundi Dec 21, 2004 Sep 23, 2004 [2] -
Canada Feb 24, 2004 Aug 26, 2002 [2] -
Chad Jun 8, 2004 Mar 10, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Chile Apr 18, 2005 Jan 20, 2005 [1] Sep 11, 1998
China Jun 22, 2005 Mar 22, 2005 [1] Aug 24, 1999
Cameroon Feb 24, 2004 May 20, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Congo, Dem. Rep. of Jun 23, 2005 Mar 23, 2005 [1] -
Colombia Mar 3, 2009 Dec 3, 2008 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Congo Oct 11, 2006 Jul 13, 2006 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Costa Rica Nov 13, 2009 Aug 13, 2009 [1] Aug 17, 1999
Cuba May 22, 2008 Feb 22, 2008 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Cabo Verde May 30, 2006 Mar 1, 2006 [2] -
Cyprus Mar 17, 2005 Dec 17, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Czech Republic Feb 24, 2004 Jun 12, 2000 [1] Jun 22, 1999
Denmark Apr 14, 2004 Jan 15, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Djibouti Feb 8, 2005 Nov 10, 2004 [2] -
Dominica Mar 30, 2006 Dec 30, 2005 [2] -
Dominican Republic Jun 22, 2006 Mar 24, 2006 [2] -
Ecuador Aug 2, 2004 May 4, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
El Salvador Feb 24, 2004 Sep 8, 1999 [1] Feb 16, 1999
Equatorial Guinea Feb 24, 2004 Feb 7, 2003 [2] -
Eritrea Jun 10, 2005 Mar 10, 2005 [2] -
Estonia Sep 11, 2006 Jun 13, 2006 [2] -
Ethiopia Feb 24, 2004 Jan 9, 2003 [2] -
European Union Feb 24, 2004 Dec 20, 2002 [3] Sep 11, 1998
Finland Sep 2, 2004 Jun 4, 2004 [3] Sep 11, 1998
France May 17, 2004 Feb 17, 2004 [3] Sep 11, 1998
Gabon Mar 17, 2004 Dec 18, 2003 [2] -
Gambia Feb 24, 2004 Feb 26, 2002 [2] -
United Kingdom Sep 15, 2004 Jun 17, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Guinea-Bissau Sep 11, 2008 Jun 12, 2008 [1] Sep 10, 1999
Germany Feb 24, 2004 Jan 11, 2001 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Ghana Feb 24, 2004 May 30, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Greece Mar 22, 2004 Dec 23, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Guinea Feb 24, 2004 Sep 7, 2000 [2] -
Hungary Feb 24, 2004 Oct 31, 2000 [1] Sep 10, 1999
India Aug 24, 2005 May 24, 2005 [2] -
Indonesia Dec 23, 2013 Sep 24, 2013 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Iran, Islamic Republic of Nov 24, 2004 Aug 26, 2004 [1] Feb 17, 1999
Ireland Sep 10, 2005 Jun 10, 2005 [2] -
Israel Jan 1, 2012 Oct 3, 2011 [1] May 20, 1999
Italy Feb 24, 2004 Aug 27, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Côte d'Ivoire Apr 19, 2004 Jan 20, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Jamaica Feb 24, 2004 Aug 20, 2002 [2] -
Japan Sep 13, 2004 Jun 15, 2004 [3] Aug 31, 1999
Jordan Feb 24, 2004 Jul 22, 2002 [2] -
Kenya May 3, 2005 Feb 3, 2005 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Korea, Republic of Feb 24, 2004 Aug 11, 2003 [1] Sep 7, 1999
Kuwait Aug 12, 2006 May 12, 2006 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Kyrgyzstan Feb 24, 2004 May 25, 2000 [1] Aug 11, 1999
Latvia Feb 24, 2004 Apr 23, 2003 [2] -
Liberia Dec 20, 2004 Sep 22, 2004 [2] -
Lebanon Feb 11, 2007 Nov 13, 2006 [2] -
Libya Feb 24, 2004 Jul 9, 2002 [2] -
Liechtenstein Sep 16, 2004 Jun 18, 2004 [2] -
Lithuania Jun 15, 2004 Mar 17, 2004 [2] -
Luxembourg Feb 24, 2004 Aug 28, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Madagascar Dec 20, 2004 Dec 8, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Malaysia Feb 24, 2004 Sep 4, 2002 [2] -
Marshall Islands Feb 24, 2004 Jan 27, 2003 [2] -
Mauritius Nov 3, 2005 Aug 5, 2005 [2] -
Mauritania Oct 20, 2005 Jul 22, 2005 [3] Sep 1, 1999
Maldives Jan 15, 2007 Oct 17, 2006 [2] -
Mexico Aug 4, 2005 May 4, 2005 [2] -
Mali Feb 24, 2004 Jun 5, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Moldova, Republic of Jul 25, 2005 Jan 27, 2005 [2] -
Mongolia Feb 24, 2004 Mar 8, 2001 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Namibia Sep 24, 2005 Jun 24, 2005 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Niger May 17, 2006 Feb 16, 2006 [2] -
Netherlands Feb 24, 2004 Apr 20, 2000 [3] Sep 11, 1998
Nigeria Feb 24, 2004 Jun 28, 2001 [2] -
Norway Feb 24, 2004 Oct 25, 2001 [3] Sep 11, 1998
New Zealand Feb 24, 2004 Sep 23, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Oman Feb 24, 2004 Jan 31, 2000 [2] -
Pakistan Oct 14, 2005 Jul 14, 2005 [1] Sep 9, 1999
Panama Feb 24, 2004 Aug 18, 2000 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Paraguay Feb 24, 2004 Aug 18, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Peru Dec 14, 2005 Sep 14, 2005 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Philippines Oct 29, 2006 Jul 31, 2006 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Poland Dec 14, 2005 Sep 14, 2005 [2] -
Portugal May 16, 2005 Feb 16, 2005 [3] Sep 11, 1998
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. May 6, 2004 Feb 6, 2004 [2] -
Qatar Mar 8, 2005 Dec 10, 2004 [2] -
Romania Feb 24, 2004 Sep 2, 2003 [2] -
Rwanda Apr 6, 2004 Jan 7, 2004 [2] -
South Africa Feb 24, 2004 Sep 4, 2002 [2] -
Samoa Feb 24, 2004 May 30, 2002 [2] -
Saudi Arabia Feb 24, 2004 Sep 7, 2000 [2] -
Senegal Feb 24, 2004 Jul 20, 2001 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Seychelles - - Sep 11, 1998
Singapore Aug 24, 2005 May 24, 2005 [2] -
Slovenia Feb 24, 2004 Nov 17, 1999 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Spain May 31, 2004 Mar 2, 2004 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Sri Lanka Apr 18, 2006 Jan 19, 2006 [2] -
Saint Lucia - - Jan 25, 1999
Sudan May 17, 2005 Feb 17, 2005 [2] -
Suriname Feb 24, 2004 May 30, 2000 [2] -
Sweden Feb 24, 2004 Oct 10, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Switzerland Feb 24, 2004 Jan 10, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Syrian Arab Republic Feb 24, 2004 Sep 24, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Tajikistan Feb 24, 2004 - Sep 28, 1998
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of Feb 24, 2004 Aug 26, 2002 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Thailand Feb 24, 2004 Feb 19, 2002 [2] -
Togo Sep 21, 2004 Jun 23, 2004 [1] Sep 9, 1999
Tunisia May 9, 2016 Feb 9, 2016 [1] Sep 11, 1998
Turkey Dec 20, 2017 Sep 21, 2017 [1] Sep 11, 1998
United Arab Emirates Feb 24, 2004 Sep 10, 2002 [2] -
Ukraine Feb 24, 2004 Dec 6, 2002 [2] -
Uruguay Feb 24, 2004 Mar 4, 2003 [1] Sep 11, 1998
United States of America - - Sep 11, 1998
Venezuela, Boliv. Rep. of Jul 19, 2005 Apr 19, 2005 [2] -
Yemen May 5, 2006 Feb 4, 2006 [2] -
Georgia May 29, 2007 Feb 27, 2007 [2] -
Nepal May 11, 2007 Feb 9, 2007 [2] -
Slovakia Apr 24, 2007 Jan 26, 2007 [2] -
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun 17, 2007 Mar 19, 2007 [2] -
Kazakhstan Feb 1, 2008 Nov 1, 2007 [2] -
Lesotho Aug 30, 2008 May 30, 2008 [2] -
Cook Islands (New Zealand) Sep 29, 2004 Jun 29, 2004 [2] -
Guyana Sep 25, 2007 Jun 25, 2007 [2] -
Viet Nam Aug 7, 2007 May 7, 2007 [2] -
Nicaragua Dec 18, 2008 Sep 19, 2008 [2] -
Uganda Nov 16, 2008 Aug 18, 2008 [2] -
Botswana May 5, 2008 Feb 5, 2008 [2] -
Malawi May 28, 2009 Feb 27, 2009 [2] -
Croatia Feb 14, 2008 Nov 16, 2007 [2] -
Serbia Oct 29, 2009 Jul 31, 2009 [2] -
Tonga Jun 29, 2010 Mar 31, 2010 [2] -
Mozambique Jul 14, 2010 Apr 15, 2010 [2] -
Guatemala Jul 18, 2010 Apr 19, 2010 [2] -
Trinidad and Tobago Mar 16, 2010 Dec 16, 2009 [2] -
Somalia Oct 24, 2010 Jul 26, 2010 [2] -
Albania Nov 7, 2010 Aug 9, 2010 [2] -
North Macedonia Nov 10, 2010 Aug 12, 2010 [2] -
Antigua and Barbuda Nov 21, 2010 Aug 23, 2010 [2] -
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. Dec 20, 2010 Sep 21, 2010 [2] -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Jan 27, 2011 Oct 29, 2010 [2] -
Zambia Apr 28, 2011 Jan 28, 2011 [2] -
Morocco Jul 24, 2011 Apr 25, 2011 [2] -
Russian Federation Jul 27, 2011 Apr 28, 2011 [2] -
Honduras Dec 25, 2011 Sep 26, 2011 [2] -
Montenegro Mar 29, 2012 Dec 30, 2011 [2] -
Zimbabwe May 30, 2012 Mar 1, 2012 [2] -
Saint Kitts and Nevis Nov 12, 2012 Aug 14, 2012 [2] -
Eswatini, Kingdom of Dec 23, 2012 Sep 24, 2012 [2] -
Cambodia Mar 1, 2013 Mar 1, 2013 [2] -
Afghanistan Sep 1, 2013 Mar 6, 2013 [2] -
Sao Tome and Principe Aug 21, 2013 May 23, 2013 [2] -
Sierra Leone Jan 30, 2017 Nov 1, 2016 [2] -
Iraq Jul 17, 2017 Apr 18, 2017 [2] -
Malta Apr 17, 2017 Jan 17, 2017 [2] -
Palestinian Authority Mar 29, 2018 Dec 29, 2017 [2] -
Bahrain Jul 15, 2012 Apr 16, 2012 [2] -
Vanuatu - Oct 16, 2018 [3] -

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature