In October 2011, Mauritania published its fourth EITI Report disclosing the revenues from mining and oil companies for 2009. The government reported receiving US$191 million from the oil, gas and mining sectors, and companies reported paying US$195 million. The mining sector continues to grow steadily.
The EITI is pleased to welcome Kinross as the an EITI Supporting Company. Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia and the United States, employing approximately 7,500 people worldwide.