China, India, Korea, G8 Energy Ministers welcome EITI implementation

[img_assist|nid=387|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=110|height=150]The Energy Ministers of G8 plus China, India and Korea met in in Aomori, Japan on 8 June 2008. They welcomed implentation of EITI in their Joint Statement.

We welcome the efforts of countries exporting oil and gas as well as minerals that are implementing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) on a voluntary basis to strengthen governance by improving transparency and accountability in the extractives sector.