EITI’s two complaint countries, Azerbaijan and Liberia improved their ranking on Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perception Index (CPI). Azerbaijan and Liberia jumped up respectively 15 and 41 places compared with their 2008 rankings. They climbed 0.4 and 0.7 points in the CPI score.
Azerbaijan disclosed tax payments from its oil, gas, silver and gold mining industries for the first half of 2010. Azerbaijan has been publishing EITI Reports regularly since 2004. This is the country's 13th EITI Report. The EITI Multi-stakeholder Group in Azerbaijan recently agreed a new work plan for 2011, and has agreed to publish annual EITI Reports henceforth.