The Tanzanian government and a consortium of companies are negotiating the regulatory terms for a game-changing LNG project. In this brief, the authors update a previous analysis of some of the key decisions that will be made in the negotiation and their potential impact on whether the project proceeds and the levels of revenues that it could generate for the government.
This briefing explains why the Mongolian government should publish natural resource contracts, describes the different contracts that exist in Mongolia’s extractive sector that should be disclosed, and suggests a path for making natural resource contract transparency a reality.
The Ugandan government has declared its intention to enact a new fiscal regime for the mining sector. This brief is a response to a request by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to review the prevailing regime and inform the government’s approach to revising it.
As Myanmar undergoes validation against the EITI standard, this briefing is intended to equip stakeholders in interrogating and correcting apparent inconsistencies in jade and gemstone sector statistics.
La fiscalité minière est déterminante pour les ambitions de la RDC. Trop élevée, elle pourrait décourager les investisseurs et accélérer la recherche de substituts au cobalt dans les technologies de batteries électriques. Trop laxiste, elle priverait les Congolais de recettes publiques essentielles pour le développement du pays au profit d’une industrie dominée par des entreprises étrangères.
Regulatory and public pressure to increase transparency about the real people who own, control, or gain substantial economic benefits from companies—also known as beneficial owners—is growing globally.