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Announcement by the Cyprus Statistical Service

Environmental Protection Expenditures in Industrial Enterprises – Environmental Expenditures in Industry at 0,15% of the GDP

On the basis of the results of a survey carried out by the Statistical Service, the total expenditure for environmental protection activities in industry in 2021 is estimated at €36,9 million which corresponds to 0,15% of the Gross Domestic Product, compared to €33,6 million or 0,15% of the GDP in 2020.
By sector of economic activity, the manufacturing industries reported expenditures of €32,2 million, the mining and quarrying industries and electricity supply €4,4 million and the water treatment and supply enterprises €0,2 million. In the manufacturing sector, environmental protection activities in the manufacturing of other non-metallic mineral products accounted for €13,1 million, the manufacture of food products for €11,5 million, the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products and preparations for €1,6 million and the manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products for €1,5 million.
By environmental domain, expenditure related to the reduction of air emissions accounted for €15,3 million, for the monitoring, treatment and disposal of waste €12,6 million, for the treatment of waste water €6,9 million and for other actions such as the abatement of noise and vibrations, the protection of soil and ground water and the protection of natural resources and biodiversity €2,2 million.

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