Are you researching a resource-rich country and in need of data to quantify the government’s dependence on revenues from natural resources? Looking for a dataset to analyze global trends in revenues accumulated from oil, gas and minerals?
If member countries of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting adopt this proposal, they should exempt extractive industries so as to protect the legitimate interests of resource-exporting countries.
Les dernières élections présidentielles et législatives ont montré que le peuple Tunisien avait soif de changement. Notamment en ce qui concerne la gouvernance du secteur des hydrocarbures, largement débattue par les candidats.
Renforcer les capacités sur les enjeux des activités extractives et les défis qui se posent aux pays riches en ressources en Afrique francophone, face aux ambitions légitimes des peuples d’améliorer leurs conditions de vie grâce à leurs ressources extractives.
Alexandra Readhead, Thomas Lassourd, Jaqueline Taquiri
Tax incentives granted to mining companies are debated across the globe. A new database allows users to compare the fiscal regimes of 104 mining projects across 21 countries; it is the first large-scale, systematic attempt to compile tax incentives used by developing country governments to attract mining investment.
This post focuses on the Ruashi mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ruashi is a copper and cobalt mine in the southeastern Katanga region. The author explores the difference between payments made by the mine's operators and those that the country's mining code mandated.
Mining subcontractors are important taxpayers and drivers of economic development. But they have not received the same level of attention as mining companies do in terms of transparency, accountability or tax contributions.
In the first part of this two-part series, NRGI senior economic analyst Thomas Lassourd shares insights from publicly available EITI datasets on payments made by mining companies to the governments of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo.