SDG 12 · Indicator
SO₂ emissions embodied in imports
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
Net imports of SO2 emissions associated with the trade in goods and services. These have severe health impacts and are a significant cause of premature mortality worldwide. Trade in goods mean that health impacts of air pollution occur far away from the point of consumption.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .
Zhang et. al. (2017)