On 2 November 2017 the United States government announced that it was discontinuing EITI implementation. The EITI Chair, Fredrik Reinfeldt, issued the following statement:
Ken Salazar hosts inaugural meeting of USEITI multi-stakeholder group.
Secretary Jewell: proud to lead US EITI, building on existing transparency and accountability reforms.
The United States government has launched a public comment period to collect suggestions for the formation of a USEITI multi-stakeholder group.