30.09.2015. Energy, The Law on the Controler will be voted in late autumn – expert, DiXi Group

The online resource EITI in Ukraine printed electronic forms for the mining companies to fill the first report on Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.

According to the president of the analytical center “DiXi Group” Olena Pavlenko, the publication of these documents is the first step in implementing the EITI initiative. “This has not happened since the days of independence. For the first time mining companies have an opportunity to be transparent. If they make these forms correct,” – said Olena Pavlenko. According to her, the data from these forms will be used during the making of the report.

The report itself should appear in October. Furthermore, on June 16 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on providing transparency in the extractive industries.”

This legal act, in the development of which experts of DiXi Group took part, obliges subsoil users to provide and publish information on national and local taxes and fees, other payments, as well as production (economic) activity, in accordance with the procedure approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.

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